Melissa McIntyre

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Melissa McIntyre
McIntyre in June 2007
Born Melissa Adaleigh McIntyre
(1986-05-31) May 31, 1986 (age 30)
Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 1995–present

Melissa Adaleigh McIntyre (born May 31, 1986) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her role as Ashley Kerwin on the long-running teen television series Degrassi: The Next Generation.[1]


McIntyre was a participant in many community theatre plays as a child, including The Wizard of Oz and The Secret Garden.[2]

In 1998, she was cast in another television show, Real Kids, Real Adventures.[2]

McIntyre was also a radio actress, as she played the lead character in Disco Does Not Suck.[2] She took some time off during 1999 to participate mainly in theatre, but in 2000 McIntyre, then thirteen years old, returned to television, voicing the character "Cornflower" in the cartoon series Mattimeo: A Tale of Redwall.[2]

In 2001, she was cast in Degrassi: The Next Generation, a sequel to the popular mid-1980s series Degrassi High. McIntyre played Ashley Kerwin.[1]


  1. ^ a b Menon, Vinay (March 20, 2006). "Teen drama Degrassi hits 100", Toronto Star, p. E1.
  2. ^ a b c d | Melissa McIntyre

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