Diverse Women in Media Initiative: Friday, June 23rd - Latino Lens Space
An immensely talented actress, Melonie Diaz has captivated audiences with her on-screen presence in thought-provoking roles across both independent and studio films. Melonie can currently be seen in the MGM’s thriller The Belko Experiment, directed by Greg McLean, written by Guardians Of The Galaxy director, James Gunn, and produced by Gunn and Peter Safran. She appears alongside John Gallagher Jr., Tony Goldwyn, Adria Arjona, and John C. McGinley. Melonie can also be seen on the new VH-1 series The Breaks and in the independent film Ghost Team opposite Justin Long, David Krumholtz and Amy Sedaris. She received critical acclaim for Fruitvale Station, which she received an Independent Spirit Award nominated. She also appears opposite Adam Sandler in Tom McCarthy’s The Cobbler and opposite America Ferrera in the independent feature X/Y. Previously, she has been widely recognized for her work in Be Kind, Rewind, Raising Victor Vargas and Hamlet2. Melonie currently resides in Los Angeles.