Melinda Y. Cohen
Melinda was born at home during a snow storm on February 7th in Stony Brook, Long Island. At the age of five, her originally German mother returned to Hamburg, taking Melinda with her. She attended a private school until the age of ten, and then returned to New York and attended a private school until the age of thirteen. It was during this time that Melinda first came in serious contact with acting and was enrolled in improvisation classes. At the age of thirteen Melinda moved to Boston and attended various acting workshops, scene study and improv groups at Tufts University. Read more... attended Arlington High School for six months, her only enrollment at a public school. She also began modeling. When Melinda was fifteen she returned to Hamburg and finished High Shool. She was an active member in a youth theater group and performed consistently. During this time she also spent three months in Paris and performed in a french play. At nineteen Melinda was accepted at the Film Acting School Cologne and graduated February 2007. Shortly after, she was cast as the female lead in Perfect Hideout which motivated her return to the United States and brought her to Los Angeles, California.