Melanie Tonello

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Date of Birth: June 8, 1992

Born in Newmarket, Ontario, Melanie Tonello began performing in school productions, including playing the title role in Annie and Young Cosette in Les Miserables.

Her professional career commenced in commercials for products such as Cheese Whiz before landing a small role in the feature film Godsend (2004), starring Robert De Niro and Greg Kinnear. Her first large role was playing the daughter of Julianne Moore and Woody Harrelson in The Prizewinner of Defiance, Ohio (2005). She went on to play Eugene Levy's daughter in Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005), starring Steve Martin.

Melanie has also done quite a bit of voice work including the lead role of Rickie in the short-lived Kids WB series Da Boom Crew (2004); Kayla in Miss BG (2005), Princess Sparkle in Spider Riders (2006-2007) and the lead role of Lizbeth in Captain Flamingo (2006-2010). Her most recent onscreen role was on the TV series My Babysitter's a Vampire in 2011.

Off-camera, Melanie enjoys singing, playing the piano, creating her own dance routines and writing her own songs and poems, in addition to directing and performing in homemade movies with her friends.


Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)
Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
Godsend (2004)
Rescue Heroes: The Movie (2003)