Melina Eleni Kanakaredes was conceived in Akron, Ohio, to Connie Temo , who claimed a sweets organization, and Harry Kanakaredes, a protection sales rep.
Her affection for musical theater, mostly crafted by Gwen Verdon and Chita Rivera, roused her as a youngster.
Other film credits incorporate Rounders 1998 , Dangerous Beauty 1998 , and The Long Kiss Goodnight 1996.
Melina got the 2000 TV Guide Award for Favorite Actress in a Drama cast a ballot by more than 1,000,000 TV watchers.
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