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Melissa Gallo Biography (Adriana Cramer, One Life to Live)

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Melissa Gallo Biography (Adriana Cramer, One Life to Live)

Melissa Gallo (Adriana Cramer)

© 2007 ABC, Inc.

Date of Birth and Location:

August 19, 1982
New Jersey

Date of First Appearance on OLTL:

January 20, 2004

Interesting Facts:

~Five hours after graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Drama from NYU, she found out she got the part of Adriana on OLTL.
~Shares a dressing room with Kathy Brier (Marcie, OLTL)
~Loved the movie Teen Witch, which co-starred Dan Gauthier (ex-Kevin Buchanan).
~Was in a commercial for Verizon.
~Graduated from Lyndhurst High School in New Jersey in 2000.
~Is the daughter of Cuban-born parents who moved to the United States as teenagers.

OLTL Facts:

~After producers saw the striking resemblance of Melissa Gallo and Robin Strasser they decided to reveal the shocking twist that Adriana really was Dorian's daughter and not just another of Dorian's schemes.
~The role of Adriana is Ms. Gallo's first professional acting job.

Awards:

Nominated in 2006 for the ALMA (American Latino Media Arts) Awards for Outstanding Performance in a Daytime Drama.

Biography and Credits:

Melissa Gallo has been quoted as saying that she feels extremely lucky in getting the role on One Life to Live. Miss Gallo has been a dancer since childhood and continues to take classes as much as possible.
Miss Gallo enjoys going to the theatre, and is an avid reader.
The independent film, Tiny Dancer will become Miss Gallo's first lead role and big screen debut. The film is currently in post-production and should be completed in 2007; Ms. Gallo will play the part of "Ati."
Ms. Gallo is currently engaged to her OLTL co-star, David Fumero who plays Cristian Vega on the show.
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