Melissa Fahn’s career as an actor, singer and voiceover artist has been a versatile one!
She is an internationally renown voiceover artist, having voiced hundreds of characters, including BETTY BOOP, HELLO KITTY, BETTY RUBBLE, GAZ on Nickelodeon’s INVADER ZIM as well as the new Netflix movie, INVADER ZIM: ENTER THE FLORPUS, EDWARD on COWBOY BEBOP, DENDY on Cartoon Network's OK KO! LET'S BE HEROES, NEPTUNE/PURPLE HEART in the NEPTUNIA video games and series, RIDER on FATE STAY NIGHT, CLARA on GLITTER FORCE DOKI DOKI, RIKA on DIGIMON TAMERS, NINAMORI on FOOLY COOLY, HARUKA on NOEN, NENE on DIGIMON FUSION, KRISTY on DIGIMON DATA SQUAD, TIA on ZATCH BELL, BOUQUET on BLUE DRAGON, and countless more including dozens of video games. She has voiced campaigns for McDonalds, Charmin, Lexus, Vons, NBC Saturday Morning, and many others…as well as being a session singer for film, TV and radio for many years.
Melissa is also an accomplished stage, TV, and film performer. She was a member of the original Broadway cast of the smash musical WICKED and a featured vocalist on the Grammy-winning cast album, performed with the cast on the Tony® Awards, Macy’s Day Parade and David Letterman Show, understudied Kristen Chenoweth as Glinda, and sang the role of Glinda at the WICKED – BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK concert. Her affiliation with WICKED continued in the record-breaking Los Angeles cast, where she understudied and performed the role of Glinda.
She has performed in countless regional, national and international theatrical productions as well, including HOW TO SUCCEED…(Hedy La Rue) for REPRISE!, SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN (Lina Lamont – Ovation Award Nominee) for Cabrillo, World Premiere of WHEN YOU WISH (Flora/Edna) Freud Playhouse, KISMET (Lalume) and LEGS DIAMOND (Kiki) both for MTW’s Reiner Series, Hal Prince’s 3HREE at The Ahmanson, ANYTHING GOES (Erma) and GREASE (Frenchy) both at Sacramento Music Circus, WEST SIDE STORY (Maria – Best Actress Critic’s Circle Nominee) and SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN (Kathy Selden) both at Denver’s Arvada Center, SWEENEY TODD (Johanna) at The Scherr Forum, LI’L ABNER (Daisy Mae) for MTG, ANYTHING GOES (Hope Harcourt) at Musical Theatre West, GREASE (Marty) at CLO South Bay, and many, many others. She is also a proud member of Los Angeles’ critically lauded Musical Theatre Guild, where she recently portrayed Agnes Gooch in MAME, Sugar in SUGAR, Lorelei Lee in GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES, Mona in A CLASS ACT, Oolie/Donna in CITY OF ANGELS, Rita in SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, Helen in their historic revival of THE GOLDEN APPLE….as well as many more.
On the small screen, she is best known for playing Esmerelda on the NBC soap PASSIONS. On the big screen, Melissa stars in the romantic comedy, TICK TOCK BOOM CLAP. Her debut album, AVIGNON, features her singing in an intimate, jazz style. The highly personal album has been described as “Norah Jones singing with Sting and Steely Dan”. She’s performed material from the album at the star-studded HOLLYWOOD ART 4 LIFE benefits, the 88’S CABARET series in Hollywood, Tangier, Room 5 and many venues throughout Southern California, as well as in her one-woman show, GROWN UP GIRL, at The Federal. The album is available on CD Baby, Amazon, and iTunes...and continuously attracts fans across the globe!