Photos with Mei Melançon
Meiling Melancon grew up in Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea and her family traveled and moved around the world according to interviews. Her mother is of French heritage and her father is Chinese and Japanese. At the age of 5 her Mother started teaching her guitar and she was part of a performance group that traveled and performed throughout Asia. She also acted in plays, her favorite being Hans Christian Andersons, "The Little Match Girl." She was exposed mainly to classic movies such as Ben Hur, National Velvet and My Fair Lady due to not being allowed to watch television. Read more... favorite actresses were Elizabeth Taylor, Lauren Bacall and Audrey Hepburn. While having a successful modeling career she began studying with various acting coaches in 2003. In her free time, Mei emphatically embraces the outdoors, rock-climbing, camping and her favorite, surfing. She is also an avid writer. Mei has practiced Wushu Kung Fu and still enjoys playing the guitar. She resides in Los Angeles.