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Overview (3)

Born in Lyndhurst, New Jersey, USA
Birth NameMelissa Gallo
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Melissa Fumero was born on August 19, 1982 in Lyndhurst, New Jersey, USA as Melissa Gallo. She is an actress and director, known for Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013), One Life to Live (1968) and I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell (2009). She has been married to David Fumero since December 9, 2007. They have two children.

Family (2)

Spouse David Fumero (9 December 2007 - present)  (2 children)
Children Fumero, Enzo

Trade Mark (3)

Big brown eyes
Expressive face
Olive skin

Trivia (12)

Shares her One Life to Live (1968) dressing room with Kathy Brier.
When she was hired to play Adriana on One Life to Live (1968), the original intention of the storyline was for Dorian Lord to pretend that Adriana was her daughter to gain her inheritance. When producers saw the striking resemblance between Melissa Gallo and Robin Strasser they decided to make the family ties permanent and the shocking twist of the storyline was the Adriana really was Dorian's daughter. This created some storyline problems because the character had been paired romantically with Dorian's grandson River Carpenter.
Graduated from NYU with a BA in Drama.
Married her co-star David Fumero who plays her cousin on One Life to Live (1968).
She is of Cuban descent.
Has been a dancer since childhood.
Born and raised in Lyndhurst, New Jersey.
Mother, with husband David Fumero, of sons Enzo Fumero (b. March 24, 2016), and Axel Fumero (b. February 14, 2020).
Born on the same date as Erika Christensen.
In One Life to Live (1968), Melissa Fumero is punched twice by Farah Fath.
Her husband was in the United States Marine Corps.
Announced both of her pregnancies - in 2015 and 2019 - on the same day which is November 16th.

Personal Quotes (8)

I think comedy is so specific, so hard. I'd audition for comedies and think, 'I can't pull this off.'
Mindy Kaling is so smart and hilarious.
I'm realizing I'm not hip enough to know for sure what would be considered pop-culture.
I don't follow football, but I always watch the Superbowl.
I am so behind on all TV, and I love TV, but I literally, I get home so late, and when I get some time, I'm trying to catch up on my DVR.
I lie to myself every day when I tell myself, 'I can skip yoga.'
You know when you meet somebody and they're just good people? That's Andy Samberg.
It's going to sound like brown-nosing, but I love Parks and Recreation (2009).

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