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Mele Ihara

The Happen Agency: 818.588.6437 /

Dedicated Artists (mgmt): 818.415.8057 /


Height: 5’3” 

Weight: 145


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The Good Place   Recurring    dir. Mike Schur/NBCUniversal

Truth Be Told   Co-Star    dir. Rosemary Rodriguez/AppleTV

Silicon Valley   Co-Star    dir. Pete Chatmon/HBO

For All Mankind   Co-Star    dir. Meera Menon/Apple TV

Reverie   Co-Star    dir. Melanie Mayron/NBC

Arrested Development   Co-Star    dir. Troy Miller/Netflix

The Thundermans   Co-Star    dir. Jonathan Judge/Nickelodeon

Jane the Virgin   Co-Star    dir. Brad Silberling/The CW

Fameless    Co-Star    dir. Russell Ford/TruTV

Hart of Dixie    Co-Star    dir. Les Butler/The CW

Romantically Speaking - MOW    Supporting    dir. Ron Oliver/Hallmark

Ray Donovan    Co-Star    dir. Jeremy Podeswa/Showtime

Criminal Minds    Co-Star    die. Larry Teng/CBS Television Studios

90210    Co-Star    dir. Wendey Stanzler/The CW

1000 Ways to Die    Co-Star    Original Productions/Spike TV

SAT/ACT instructor & tutor

Ancient Greek/Latin tutor

Piano (12 yrs)

Violin (7 yrs)


Red Cross CPR certified

Wine Geek

Scuba certified


Local hire in HI and NYC


The Circle    Supporting    dir. James Ponsoldt/Imagenation Abu Dhabi/Playtone

The Hackers    Supporting    dir. Cyril Morin/Soyouz Productions

Pure Love    Supporting    dir. Manny Hernandez

Against the Grain    Supporting    dir. Elias Mael / E&M Productions

Summer’s End    Lead    dir. David Lee

Kissed by the Moon    Lead    dir. Michael Plewa

Out of the Broom Closet    Lead    dir. CC Chainey

Love Serenade    Lead    dir. Sungho Ahn

VR Module: End of Life Conversations    Lead    dir. David Disbrow / Embodied Labs

What Pacific Islanders Want You to Know * 7.3 million views on Facebook    Interviewee    dir. Chris Lam / Buzzfeed

Mother's Day    Interviewee    dir. Chris Lam / Buzzfeed

Bathroom BFFs    Ensemble    dir. Alison Noel / Buzzfeed

Mommyhood    Lead    dir. Michael Hoy / Buzzfeed

These People    Supporting    dirs. Jamie Heinrich / Zac Hug

Time and Navigation    Lead    Smithsonian Museum 

Ideas United    Lead    dir. CC Chainey

New Media/Other

Amy Reece                            Scene Study     

Upright Citizens Brigade    101, 201, 301; Classic Bethany (team)    

Ivana Chubbuck                   Scene Study    

Buddy Powell                       Commercial Auditioning    

Karen Armstrong                 Scene Study, On-Camera    

Holly Powell                          Audition Workshop    

  • Graduated magna cum laude from Occidental College, BA in Ancient Greek Studies

  • Ford Research Fellow for Undergraduate Research on Greek poetry

  • Member of the Occidental College chapter of Phi Beta Kappa

  • Graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, CT

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