Marissa Skell was born in Islip, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Sharp (2013), 1 Nighter (2012) and Dexter (2006).
Marissa started acting when she was 8 years old when her 3rd grade teacher assigned her to mandatory drama class instead of detention. As a daughter of two scientists, they had no clue that the acting addiction would last all the way through high school. After graduating from Islip High she went on to the Conservatory at SUNY Purchase and graduated in 2008.