Senise Deluca, Actor
Melissa was born in New york, but grew up in Florida, Chicago and Ohio. After graduating from Ohio University with a fine arts degree, however, she booked it back NY to pursue theater. There she joined the LAByrinth Theater Company (co-artistic directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman and John Ortiz) where she originated a role in a new John Patrick Shanley play. She was also part of the Vampire Cowboy Theatre Co, along with her college friends Qui Ngyuen and Robert Ross Parker.
Eventually. Melissa moved to Los Angeles to see if she could actually be paid for acting… but soon ended up back in theater. A month after landing in LA, she booked her first play with the Rogue Machine Theatre and met her future husband, Patrick. A few years later she was cast in Lone-Anon, the play on which Loners is based. She is currently recurring as Cami on Shameless, where she is routinely upstaged by her real life daughter (who plays TV son) on the show.