Mellini Kantayya

Mellini Kantayya

Actor, Writer

Full Bio
CREDITS & APPLICABLE EXPERIENCE



AUTHOR

Actor. Writer. Whatever. (essays on my rise to the top of the bottom of the entertainment industry)



ACTOR

Recent credits include: Limitless, Criminal Justice (Upcoming HBO miniseries), Alpha, House, Nurse Jackie



WRITER/CONTRIBUTOR

Seen in Okayplayer and as a regular contributor to the Huffington Post Comedy, Media, Politics, and Arts and Culture sections



TCI ADVISORY BOARD/PANEL CURATOR & PRODUCER

On the Advisory Board of non-profit with mission of advocating for an increase in media diversity. Curated and produced panels, including an inclusive casting panel in collaboration with SAG-AFTRA



STORYTELLER/HUMORIST

Live Moth-style storyteller at The Mark Twain House and for various podcasts and venues in New York City



CULTURE CRITIC/COMMENTATOR/HUMORIST



Commentator on NPR affiliates, including cultural roundtables discussing topics varying from NYC politics to Putin to Better Call Saul



SPEAKER/LECTURER

Speaker, panelist, and college lecturer

Professional Credits
SAG AFTRA credits included on resume/bio below and at http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1464147/
Professional Groups
SAG-AFTRA, Other
Other Professional Groups
TCI
NYWIFT Committees
Actors Alliance, Career Focus, Communications, International, Moms Network, New Works Lab, Programming, Special Events, Writers Group
Content Types
Narrative Features, Episodic Comedy/Sitcom, Episodic Drama
Occupations
Writer
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