Melissa DiMarco

Actor, TV Actor

1969 –

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Who is Melissa DiMarco?

Melissa DiMarco is an actor, producer, and television personality. She is currently the star, creator, and a writer on Out There with Melissa DiMarco, an award-winning television comedy which airs on Citytv's national network and OMNI.1. Excerpts from DiMarco's celebrity interviews also air on OUTtv. One of DiMarco's best-known acting parts was her starring role on the teen drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation as Daphne Hatzilakos, teacher and later Principal of Degrassi Community School. She played Hatzilakos for eight seasons.

Her current show Out There mixes celebrity interviews with scripted comedy that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the life of an entertainment journalist. Among the celebrities she has interviewed on the show are Pierce Brosnan, George Clooney, Cameron Diaz, Colin Farrell, Salma Hayek, Queen Latifah, Ludacris, Matthew McConaughey, Brad Pitt, and Gene Simmons. Updates and excerpts from these interviews are syndicated internationally. Out There has been recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Creative Excellence at the 39th U.S. International Film and Video Festival.

Her film credits include leading roles in Peter Bogdanovich's Hustle: The Pete Rose Story, Duct Tape Forever, The Rest of My Life: Degrassi Takes Manhattan, and Degrassi Spring Break Movie. She also appeared in Danny DeVito's dark comedy, Death to Smoochy.

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Born
Jan 1, 1969
Toronto
Also known as
  • Melissa Di Marco
  • Melissa Dimarco
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Education
  • York University
Lived in
  • Toronto

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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