Melody won the Dutch Academy Award for Best Actress for the leading role in the international film ‘Rafaël’, directed by Oscar-nominated director Ben Sombogaart in 2019. She was nominated for the Golden Calf Award before, also for Best Leading Actress, but this was at the age of 14 in the coming-of-age-film ‘Deep’.
Melody started acting on a very young age and she has played many beautiful (leading) roles. In 2014 she graduated at the Theater Academy Maastricht, with the performance Tjechov for which she won the ‘Kemna’-Award for most promising actor/actress in the Netherlands and Belgium. She has played in multiple (arthouse) films & television series, such as ‘Northern Light’ by David Lammers, ‘Dusk’ by Hanro Smitsman and in box-office hits such as ‘Keep off’ by Maria Peters and in the award-winning ‘Winter in Wartime’ by Martin Koolhoven (Brimstone), for which Melody won a ‘Rembrandt’-award for Best Actress. On Television she was seen in series such as ‘Godforsaken’, ‘The Jackpot’, ‘I Know who you are’ and many more.
Recent series with Melody are NOOD I & II, ‘Incognito’ and ‘ARCADIA’.