|Birthday:||March 31, 1983|
|Education:||Georgia State University|
Melissa Ordway (born March 31, 1983) is an American actress and model. She has modeled in many campaigns and acted in such films as 17 Again and on television in Privileged. She portrays Chloe Carter on Hollywood Heights.
Ordway was born in Atlanta, Georgia, an only child, to John and Christine Ordway. She began doing community theatre in Atlanta and also acting in theatre productions at her high school in Snellville, Georgia. She starred in the stage performances of Beauty and the Beast, The Women, A Midsummer Nights Dream, and many other shows. After graduating from high school, Ordway attended Georgia State University and is a member of the Delta Zeta sorority. While at Georgia State Melissa was chosen to participate in a reality show on MTV called The Assistant. She won the show and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting and modeling.
She moved to Los Angeles and signed with Nous Model Management. She started booking national campaigns and magazine covers almost immediately. Melissa's first big campaign was for Skechers. Within a year Ordway had modeled for Old Navy, Fabrizio Gianni, David's Bridal, Anchor Blue and Tillys; she had also graced the cover Los Angeles Weddings Magazine, Grand Sierra Magazine and Hona Hou Magazine.
Melissa Ordway's breakout role was on the television series Privileged playing Jordanna. Ordway's feature film debut was in 17 Again (as Lauren). She has guest starred on such shows as Entourage and How I Met Your Mother as well as starring in several independent films including Callers, Tales of an Ancient Empire and I Heart Veronica Martin. In 2010, Ordway appeared in The Last Song as Ashley and guest starred on Melrose Place as Morgan McKellan. She stars also in the fantasy thriller film Tales of an Ancient Empire.