Meiling Melançon, also known as Mei Melançon, is an American actress, screenwriter and former fashion model. She has appeared in major feature films as well as indie productions, television shows, and more than one hundred commercials as a model and actress.
Meiling Melançon was raised in mainly Japan, Hong Kong and Korea. She is of French, Chinese, and Japanese descent. As a child she traveled throughout Asia and Europe. At the age of five her mother taught her how to play the guitar, and she was later in a children’s band called Blossoms. In an interview with Giant Robot editor Eric Nakamura, Mei spoke about her nontraditional strict upbringing. She was not allowed to watch most films and television, only classics and that they were not allowed to listen to popular music due to religious reasons.