Melina Kanakaredes is a very special kind of actress, this is because She is very well-versed In all of the different aspects that do go along with the world of acting. Television is one of the most popular of all places for entertainment and this actress has definitely made a name for herself in TV big-time.
Melina Kanakaredes began her career in acting not long after transferring to Point Park College In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Kanakaredes started to get seen doing commercials, some industrial films, and also on stage at the Pittsburgh Playhouse and Pittsburgh Public Theatre. Kanakaredes would go on to graduate from the very same college with a degree for fine arts. Before Melina got discovered, it was wonderful supporting her acting dream, and that was done by doing work on a dinner boat and via plays on off-Broadway.
When Melina got the attention of a William Morris agent, It did end up casting her as Elena Andros Cooper for the very popular soap opera called Guiding Light from 1991 to 1995. Kanakaredes would then later go on to get a part as Jimmy Smits lady friend in NYPD Blue. She also co-starred In a role for the drama series New York News In 1995. Some of her feature films have included Rounders and The Long Kiss Goodnight. When She joined the television show called Providence, She didn't even get an audition, and some cast members were chosen based on their chemistry with her.
Melina does dearly love her acting career. However, whenever not busy filming, or visiting her family that lives in Ohio or is with her husband and children. Melinda K. also loves traveling to Greece whenever free, as well, overall. Melina Kanakaredes was starring on the hit TV cop drama show CSI: New York, but her decision to quit the show came in 2010, just after being on it for six seasons straight.