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Melissa Barrera Biography

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Activity Actress
Real name Melissa Barrera Martínez
Nationality Mexico
Birth July 4, 1990 (Nuevo León – Mexico)

BIOGRAPHY
Melissa Barrera Martínez is a Mexican actress, born on July 4, 1990, in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. A student at the international school of Monterrey, the American School Foundation, where she showed interest and excelled in theater and musicals, Melissa traveled to New York to study theater at New York University. However, she interrupted her studies at the age of two, after winning a place on the reality show La Academia , in 2011. Although she was not the winner of the contest, Melissa began to receive offers to work as an actress and since then she has not abandoned the industry, appearing in theater, film and television. On television, he has stood out in series and novels such as Siempre Tuya Acapulco (2014), Perseguidos (2016) and Club de Cuervos (2017), while in film he has worked in films such as El hotel (2016), Sacúdete las penas (2018). , Twice You (2018) and the adaptation of the Broadway musical, In the Heights (2020).