- Parents were born in Cuba and moved to the United States as teenagers.
- Learned she was cast on the ABC daytime soap One Life to Live five hours after she finished her final exams at NYU.
- Starred as Adriana Cramer on One Life to Live and also played the same character in two 2005 episodes of All My Children.
- Is heard on the original recording of Vitamin C's 2000 song "Graduation (Friends Forever)."
- 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- Enzo — Son
- David Fumero — Husband
- New York University, New York, New York, United States (BFA in Drama, 2003)
Season 9, Episode 10
- Birth Name: Melissa Gallo
- Birth Place: Lyndhurst, New Jersey, United States
- Birthday: August 19, 1982, Leo
- Profession: Actor