Melissa Bolona is an American actress and model. She starred in the films Acts of Violence, The Hurricane Heist, Malicious, and Dog Eat Dog.
Early life and education
Bolona was born in Connecticut, and grew up in New Jersey and Lima, Peru. Bolona went into acting at the age of twelve. Her mother took her to acting classes when she was young, but she took a hiatus in order to focus on her education. Bolona began taking acting more seriously while studying international marketing in Paris, enrolling in acting classes which she continued while studying for her degree. Upon graduation, she began pursuing acting as a profession.
Bolona's acting debut was in the movies of the week Grace of God and The Saint. In the summer of 2015 she had her feature film debut as the supporting female lead in the theatrical release of In Stereo. She has continued her acting career regularly appearing in films since, most recently as Sasha in The Hurricane Heist.
Bolona has modeled for numerous magazines. She became a model for Beach Bunny Swimwear in 2013 after beating out 20,000 others in a model search. She appeared in campaigns for the brand which were shot alongside Irina Shayk.
She has appeared on numerous magazine covers, most recently for Vanidades.