Melissa Barrera

Melissa Barrera headshotMelissa Barrera, Actress, STARZ Original series “Vida”

Melissa Barrera stars as Lyn in the STARZ Original series “Vida.” Barrera began her career starring in popular telenovelas in her native country of Mexico, including “La Mujer de Judas” and “La Otra Cara del Alma” as well as the renowned “Siempre Tuya Acapulco” and “Tanto Amor.” Most recently, she has been seen in Netflix’s “Club de Cuervos.” An accomplished singer, she starred in musicals such as “Spring Awakening,” “Young Frankenstein” and the Spanish pop-rock musical “Hoy No Me Puedo Levantar” at the Teatro Aldama in Mexico City. Barrera’s past film credits include Manual de Principiantes para Ser Presidente, El Hotel, Prima and Sacúdete Las Penas. Barrera is currently in production for her upcoming film In The Heights, produced by Lin-Manuel Miranda. She will star as the female lead Vanessa. It was recently announced that Barrera will star as Carmen in Benjamin Millepied’s debut feature film Carmen. She will star alongside Jamie Dornan.