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Melissa Ponzio stars in MTV's werewolf drama "Teen Wolf" as Melissa McCall and also recurs in AMC's zombie drama "The Walking Dead" as Karen, the lone survivor of the Governor's attack on his own army.

Melissa Ponzio has also had recurring roles on Cinemax's "Banshee" and Lifetime's "Army Wives," as well as guest appearances on "The Following," "Touch," "NCIS," "Necessary Roughness," "Franklin & Bash," "Drop Dead Diva," "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" and "The Vampire Diaries."

Ponzio starred opposite Hilary Swank in the HBO original film, "Mary and Martha," directed by Phillip Noyce. Based on a true story, the movie portrays a mother's fight to eradicate malaria in the developing world. Other film credits include HBO's historical drama "Warm Springs," opposite Kenneth Branagh and Cynthia Nixon, and the Warner Brothers' comedy, "Life As We Know It," starring Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel.

Born in New York City, Ponzio lived around the states with her loving parents and younger brother, until settling in Florida for most of her childhood. During high school, she was the over-achieving senior class president, yearbook editor and prom queen all while also being on the swim team. College brought her to her adoptive hometown of Atlanta, where she graduated with honors from Georgia State University with a bachelor's degree in journalism and a minor in theater.

Dog loving, pizza devouring, and always up for entertaining, Ponzio is also the co-owner of The Goods Inc. (thegoodsusa.com) with her longtime partner Kenny Alfonso.

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Age: 44 years old
Birthday: August 3, 1972
Height: 5' 6"
Birthplace: New York, NY
Hometown: Florida

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