Melody started acting at a very young age. At 14 she got nominated for a Dutch Academy Award for Best Leading Actress for the coming-of-age-film ‘Deep’. Many beautiful (leading) roles followed.

She graduated at the Theater Academy Maastricht. At the ITS-festival she won the ‘Kemna’-Award for most promising actor/actress in the Netherlands and Belgium in 2014. She has played in multiple films & television series, including the award-winning ‘Winter in Wartime’ by Martin Koolhoven for which she won a ‘Rembrandt’-award for Best Actress.

In 2019 she won the Dutch Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the international film ‘Rafaël’, directed by Oscar-nominated director Ben Sombogaart. In 2020 Melody played ‘Othello’ at the National Theatre, directed by Daria Bukvic. Projects that are coming out in 2021 are the mini-series ‘Homefront’ by Tim Oliehoek, the tv-movie ‘Cronos’ by Michael Middelkoop and ‘Emergency’ by Joram Lürsen. In june her first book will be released: ‘Just a normal night fly’. A fictional coming-of-age novel.

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