Melissa van der Schyff

Actress | Writer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
A Lot Like Love (2005) | Sunny Day (2017) | Johnny 316 (1998)
HEIGHT *
5' 7" (1.70m)
GUILDS *
AFTRA | AEA | SAG | ASCAP  Less
ETHNICITY *
Caucasian
HAIR *
Blond(e) (Chin Length)
EYES *
Blue
WEIGHT *
119 lbs
PHYSIQUE *
Slim
VOICE TYPE *
Soprano | Alto | Mezzo-Soprano
ATHLETICS *
Yoga | Tennis
ACCENTS *
Southern | Scottish | Irish | British | Canadian | Scandinavian | Texan | New York (Brooklyn) | Midwest | Australian | Italian | Cockney | German | New York (Bronx) | New England | French | South African  Less
WORK HISTORY *
Internet | Television | Voice Over | Film | Radio | Theater | Commercial | HAND MODEL  Less
JOB TYPES *
Writing | Acting | Composing
CITIZENSHIP *
Canada (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (6 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Speed DatingSpeed Dating (Short) Marni  Less 2007 $15K
  • Primary photo for The Legend of Tillamook's GoldThe Legend of Tillamook's Gold Performer ("I'm Already Gone", "Divine") (as Melissa Van Der Scafe), Writer ("I'm Already Gone", "Divine") (as Melissa Van Der Scafe)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for A Lot Like LoveA Lot Like Love Carol Martin  Less 2005 $30MM $22MM / —
  • Primary photo for Able EdwardsAble Edwards Television Reporter  Less 2004 $30K
  • Primary photo for The Great CommissionThe Great Commission Mary  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Johnny 316Johnny 316 Salome on Television  Less 1998
Past Television (9 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Sunny DaySunny Day (TV Series) Cindy / KC ( 10 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 10
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  • Primary photo for Wallykazam!Wallykazam! (TV Series) Yodeling Yogurt ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for The Good WifeThe Good Wife (TV Series) Rebecca Stokes ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for The LoftThe Loft (TV Series) Cheryl ( 6 episodes, 2012 )  Less 2012 6
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  • Primary photo for The Tommy O Show Starring AmericaThe Tommy O Show Starring America (TV Movie) Grandma / Woman  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for LemmingsLemmings (TV Series) Actress ( 11 episodes, 2008 ) , Writer ( 3 episodes, 2008 )  Less 2008 11
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  • Primary photo for The Whitey ShowThe Whitey Show (TV Movie) Series Regular  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Chicago HopeChicago Hope (TV Series) Tina Corso ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Love and MarriageLove and Marriage (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode )  Less 1996–  1
Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Broadway.com ShowThe Broadway.com Show (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 2013 )  Less 2013
Other (3 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Lego DimensionsLego Dimensions (Video Game) Additional Voices (voice)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Grand Theft Auto VGrand Theft Auto V (Video Game) The Local Population / Samantha Muldoon (voice), Performer ("I Like Things Just the Way They Are") (uncredited)  Less 2013 $265MM
  • Primary photo for Who Killed Brett Penance?Who Killed Brett Penance? (Video Game) Amanda Strong  Less 1994
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • THE MUPPETS * – VARIOUS VOICES WALT DISNEY PICTURES
  • A LOT LIKE LOVE * – SUPPORTING LEAD BEACON PICTURES/NIGEL COLE
  • SPEED DATING * – SUPPORTING ISAAC FEDER
  • THE GREAT COMMISSION * – LEAD SHOWTIME ORIGINAL MOVIE/FLYPAPER FILMS
  • ABLE EDWARDS * – SUPPORTING MONTROSE FILMS/GRAHAM ROBERTS
  • HOLLYWOOD SALOME * – SUPPORTING TONY KAYE PROD./ERIC IFERGAN
  • BROADWAY "THE MOVIE" * – PERSONAL APPEARANCE OXYGEN MEDIA
  • THE BIG DAY * – LEAD FRANCIS FOD COPPOLA/CHRIS NEIL Dir.
  • WYATT EARP * – FEATURED LAWRENCE KASDAN
  • BACKFIRE * – FEATURED BELL PRODUCTIONS/GIL CATES
  • THIS IS HOW THE DEVIL LAUGHS * – SUPPORTING LEAD EVAN DALE KARG
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • THE GOOD WIFE * – GUEST STAR CBS/JAMES WHITMORE JR.
  • NATIONAL LAMPOON'S LEMMINGS * – SERIES REGULAR/WRITER NATIONAL LAMPOONS/MANIA TV/JAY LEGGETT
  • THE WHITEY SHOW * – SERIES LEAD (PILOT) MTV/JASON ALEXANDER (Prod.)
  • CHICAGO HOPE * – GUEST STAR FOX
  • LOVE & MARRIAGE * – GUEST STAR FOX-TRI STAR/AMY SHERMAN (Prod.)
  • SUNNY DAY * – CINDY/KC NICKELODEON
  • RAMBLERS * – NORVILLE NICKELODEON
  • WALLYKAZAM! * – YODELLING YOGURT NICKELODEON
CommercialsCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • BUDWEISER * – PRINCIPAL JOE PYTKA
  • OBAMA CAMPAIGN * – PRINCIPAL JOE PYTKA
  • BURGER KING (Wonder Woman/Batman) * – HAND MODEL CAMPBELL MITHUN
  • BURGER KING (Jimmy Neutron) * – HAND MODEL CAMPBELL MITHUN
  • BURGER KING (Sponge Bob) * – HAND MODEL Campbell Mithun
  • HOLLYWOOD GUM * – FEATURED A BAND A PART/ LAWRENCE BENDER (Prod.) TIM BURTON (Dir.)
  • DIRECTOR'S COMMERCIAL REEL * – LEAD IMAGE G/TOM BARRON
  • STARBUCKS * – HAND MODEL
  • POPSICLE * – HAND MODEL
TheaterCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • ROCKET BOYS * – LEAD (ELISE HICKAM) LEGACY THEATRE/MARK SMITH
  • ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR * – LEAD (JANE) TWO RIVER THEATRE/JESSICA STONE
  • SINGIN' IN THE RAIN * – LINA LAMONT (JEFF AWARD NOMINATION) DRURY LANE, CHICAGO
  • BONNIE AND CLYDE (Broadway) * – BLANCHE BARROW (Drama Desk & Outer Critic's Circle Nominations - Outstanding Featured Actress in Musical) GERALD SCHOENFELD THEATRE/ JEFF CALHOUN
  • POST OFFICE (workshop) * – LEAD MARK BROKAW/ CENTER THEATRE GROUP/ KIRK DOUGLAS THEATRE
  • BONNIE AND CLYDE * – LEAD (BLANCHE) ASOLO THEARE/ JEFF CALHOUN
  • BONNIE & CLYDE * – LEAD (BLANCHE) LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE/ JEFF CALHOUN
  • PIPPIN * – LEAD (CATHERINE) CENTER THEATRE GROUP/JEFF CALHOUN
  • AN ITALIAN STRAW HAT * – LEAD SOUTH COAST REPERTORY/STEFAN NOVINSKI
  • IMAGINE (workshop) * – LEAD SOUTH COAST REP/STEFAN NOVINSKI
  • ZHIVAGO * – LEAD LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE/DES McANUFF
  • BIG RIVER (Broadway) * – LEAD (Tony Honor Recipient) AMERICAN AIRLINES THEATRE (BROADWAY)
  • BIG RIVER * – LEAD (MARY JANE) NATIONAL TOUR/DEAF WEST/THEATRE OF THE STARS
  • BIG RIVER * – LEAD (MARY JANE) THE MARK TAPER FORUM/JEFF CALHOUN
  • BIG RIVER * – LEAD (MARY JANE) DEAF WEST THEATRE/JEFF CALHOUN
  • BALLAD * – LEAD (OVATION NOMINATION) THEATRE GEO/THE LEX
  • LAURA DENNIS * – LEAD (World Premiere) ZEPHYR THEATRE (L.A.)
  • TRANSFIGURATION OF BENNO BLIMPIE * – LEAD McCADDEN PLACE THEATRE/JOE SALAZAAR
  • SANTA FE MUSIC HALL (Original Cast) * – LEAD OLD SANTA FE MUSIC HALL (N.M.)
  • WAITING FOR THE PARADE * – LEAD GREER GARSON THEATRE (N.M.)
  • OLD HEADS & YOUNG HEARTS * – LEAD DRILL HALL (London, England)
  • A...MY NAME IS ALICE * – LEAD SOUTHWEST REPERTORY (N.M.)
  • DANCING AT LUGHNASA * – LEAD GREER GARSON THEATRE (N.M./LILY PARKER)
  • ASSASSINS * – LEAD GREER GARSON THEATRE (N.M.)
MusicCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • THE TILLAMOOK TREAUSRE * – SONGWRITER FOR FILM TILLAMOOK TREAURE/JANE HALL
  • STUDIO SINGER * – VARIOUS PROJECTS (ex. "Pay Per View TV" Samples: www.thechirpingbiz.com
  • URBAN PEASANT * – ORIGINAL POP CD Listen: www.CdBaby/cd/mvds.com
Voice OverCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • RUBBER CHICKEN CARDS * – VARIOUS VOICES & WRITER RUBBERCHICKENCARDS.COM
  • BEDTIME WITH BARNEY * – VARIOUS VOICES BEDTIME WITH BARNEY RADIO SERIES
  • CBC RADIO SPOT * – JAZZ VOCALIST CANADIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY
  • SUNNY DAY * – CINDY/KC NICKELODEON
  • BUTTERBEAN'S CAFE * – MRS. HONEYBROOK/MME. TENDEAU/MS. STARLING NICKELODEON
  • RAMBLERS * – NORVILLE NICKELODEON
  • WALLKAZAM! * – YODELLING YOGURT NICKELODEON
  • THE THING ABOUT BABIES * – PERCY THE DOG NICKELODEON
Video GamesCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • GRAND THEFT AUTO V * – SAMANTHA MULDOON ROCKSTAR GAMES
  • MCKENZIE & COMPANY * – LEAD SOUTHWEST PRODUCTIONS, N.M.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL SURFER * – LEAD INTERMAGIC, INC.
  • GHOSTBUSTERS LEGO DIMENSIONS * – VOICE WB INTERACTIVE

Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • COLLEGE OF SANTA FE * – B.F.A. (ACTING) 1995 NEW MEXICO
SPECIAL TRAININGYEARCITY/STATE
  • COLLEGE OF SANTA FE * – ACTING/THEATRE, LILY PARKER, PHIL CHAPMAN, WENDY CHAPIN, GAIL SPRINGER 1995 NEW MEXICO
  • BRITISH AMERICAN DRAMA ACADEMY * – THEATRE HISTORY/ACTING/VOICE/SHAKESPEARE, VARIOUS LONDON, ENGLAND
  • LILY PARKER * – ON CAMERA, LILY PARKER LOS ANGELES, CA

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • 2013 JOSEPH JEFFERSON AWARD NOMINATION * – SUPPORTING ACTRESS NOMINEE - MUSICAL 2013
  • DRAMA DESK NOMINATION * – "Outstanding Featured Actress in A Musical" 2012
  • OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD NOMINATION * – "Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical" 2012
  • TONY AWARDS * – TONY HONOR FOR SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THEATRE 2004
  • SAN DIEGO CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS * – BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS 2009
  • ADA AWARDS * – BEST LEADING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL 2002
  • DRAMALOGUE AWARDS * – BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS 1997
  • OVATION AWARDS * – Nominated for Actress in A Supporting Role - Musical 1997
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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