Ranked #91 in the 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for her performance as Lucy Beale (2010).
Melissa has 3 younger sisters, Jessica 17, Daisy 11 and Annabelle 3.
Her hobbies include singing, acting and shopping.
Loves the classics - Bach, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven etc. She can play Moonlight sonata really well, and did so in Leicester Square on one of the public pianos.
Melissa is an accomplished musician. She plays many instruments including the piano, guitar, alto saxophone and steel pans. She also writes a lot of her own music, some of which can be found on her Audioboo account.