Melanie Scrofano

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Melanie Scrofano
Melanie Scrofano 2016.jpg
Scrofano in 2016
Born Melanie Neige Scrofano[1]
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 2002–present
Children 1

Melanie Scrofano is a Canadian actress. She is known for playing the roles of Rebecca on the CBC dramedy series Being Erica, October on the Showcase comedy mockumentary series Pure Pwnage, and Tia on the CTV Television Network fantasy drama series The Listener.[2] Scrofano has played the lead role on Syfy's modern Western drama Wynonna Earp since 2016.[3][4]

Personal life[edit]

Scrofano grew up in Ottawa, Ontario.[5] Her father is an engineer and her mother is a government worker. She is of Italian and French-Canadian descent. She began modeling at the age of 13, and picked up acting when her agent began submitting her for acting jobs.[6]

It was revealed in a July 2017 Variety article that Scrofano was pregnant for the duration of filming the second season of Wynonna Earp. She gave birth to a son in April 2017, shortly after production on the series had wrapped.[7][8]

Filmography[edit]

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Baby Blues Mani White
2009 A Good Meal Nancy
2009 Saw VI Gena
2011 Citizen Gangster Ann Roberts
2012 The Conspiracy Sarah
2012 Yeah Rite Jenny / Zod Short film
2012 Nurse 3D Rachel Adams
2014 Wolves Gail Timmins [9]
2014 RoboCop Wife of Man with Prosthetics
2015 A Sunday Kind of Love Emma / Death
2015 Mangiacake Tessa
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2002 Undressed Isobel
2003 Mob Stories Menard's Girlfriend Episode: "Don of St. Leonard"
2004 Naked Josh Marla Episode: "Family Misgivings"
2006 Beautiful People Emma Lovren Episodes: "Best Face Forward", "And the Winner Is..."
2006–2007 Jeff Ltd. Nathalie 4 episodes
2007 Supernatural Near-Dead Girl Episode: "What Is and What Should Never Be"
2008 Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning Brigitte Television movie
2009 Manson Leslie Van Houten Television movie
2010 Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town French Girl / Peg Liaro Episode: "Who Mailed Our Mayor?"
2010 Pure Pwnage October Main role, 8 episodes
2010 Covert Affairs Jane / Woman #2 Episode: Pilot
2010 Baxter Ms. Mansfield 3 episodes
2010 Being Erica Rebecca Recurring role, 10 episodes
2011 Mudpit Leah Episode: "Travellin' Band"
2011 Rookie Blue Sophie Lewis Episode: "The One That Got Away"
2011 Dave vs Death Sheila Short
2011 Flashpoint Holly McCord Episode: "Grounded"
2011 Stay with Me Alison Television movie
2012 Haven Noelle Episodes: "Magic Hour: Parts 1 & 2"
2012 Saving Hope Kym Spencer Episode: "Contact"
2012 Warehouse 13 Alice/Kristen Episode: "Fractures"
2012 Heartland Hayley Powers Episode: "Life Is a Highway"
2012–2014 The Listener Tia Tremblay Recurring role (season 3); main role (seasons 4–5); 23 episodes
2013 Rewind Jessica Knox Television movie
2013 The Golden Ticket Andrea Short
2013 Degrassi: The Next Generation Meredith Fox 2 episodes
2015 Gangland Undercover Suzanna Main role, 6 episodes
2016 Damien Veronica Selvaggio Recurring role, 6 episodes
2016–present Wynonna Earp Wynonna Earp Lead role
2016 Designated Survivor Lisa Jordan 4 episodes
2016 Letterkenny Mrs. McMurray 3 episodes
2018 Frankie Drake Mysteries Jenny Shaw Episode: "Ties that Bind"
2018 Bad Blood Valentina Cosoleto [10]

Accolades[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result Refs
2017 E! Awards Girl on Top Wynonna Earp Won [11]
2018 Canadian Screen Awards Fan Choice Award Herself Top 3 [12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.facebook.com/Melanie-Neige-Scrofano-292448954852/
  2. ^ Andrew Ryan (May 26, 2014). "Seven Days of Television: May 26 to June 1 [1 of 7]". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2016-05-29.
  3. ^ Lesley Goldberg (July 22, 2015). "Syfy Acquires Comic Book Adaptation 'Wynonna Earp'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2016-05-29.
  4. ^ Nellie Andreeva (July 22, 2015). "Syfy Acquires 'Wynonna Earp' Series; Melanie Scrofano To Star". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2016-05-29.
  5. ^ Eric Volmers (March 31, 2016). "Calgary-shot Wynonna Earp ready for action". Calgary Herald. Retrieved 2016-05-29.
  6. ^ Imagiamedia.ca. "The many lives of Melanie Scrofano - Panoram Italia". www.panoramitalia.com. Retrieved 2017-08-27.
  7. ^ Maureen Ryan (July 8, 2017). "'Wynonna Earp' Exclusive: Showrunner Emily Andras and Star Melanie Scrofano Break Down That Big Reveal". Variety. Retrieved 2017-07-08.
  8. ^ Eric Volmers (August 4, 2017). "'No pregnant pause: Expecting a baby didn't slow down Wynonna Earp or the actress playing her". Calgary Herald. Retrieved 2017-08-19.
  9. ^ Dennis Harvey (November 15, 2014). "Film Review: 'Wolves'". Variety. Retrieved 2016-05-29. That status goes uncontested by Melanie Scrofano as her sister, a comic-relief drunk with a limp.
  10. ^ https://about.rogers.com/2018/05/28/bad-blood-welcomes-new-blood-season-2-city-original-series/
  11. ^ Lauren Piester (September 1, 2017). "Girl on Top 2017: Vote in the Final Round Now". E! Online. Retrieved 2017-09-18.
  12. ^ Nootvanlis (March 11, 2018). "Elise Bauman winning the Audience Choice Award at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards". Youtube. Retrieved 2018-03-13.

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