Professional Makeup Artist and Photographer
Melanie has had a lot of professional success.
"Melanie D. Calvert," "Dahlia Patton" is a retired respiratory care practitioner who now works with her first loves - acting, photography and writing.
Acting is her real love .
Very talented, Melanie has 3 acting agents and is actively moving forward in the business. Self motivated, she's constantly looking for acting parts.
Melanie is actively seeking an acting career by doing several TV appearances and voiceovers for local radio stations. She is able to change voice accent.
Actress Melanie C. Benton
Other Work Experience
When you need a good makeup foundation for a head shot, filming, or stage play, contact Melanie C. Benton to assist. Melanie has over 14 years of makeup experience and as a professional photographer she understands the importance of looking good for the camera. Melanie uses only the best in cosmetics and you can rest assured the job will be done correctly the first time. Visit Mel's makeup site now.
Additionally, if you need a photographer, contact Melanie at her photography web site, and set a date for your shooting. She can do head shots, full body, publicity shots, or any photography you may need. She is the professional photographer for Mississippi Outdoors Personality, Paul Ott, and her work is endorsed by Mississippi State Senator Terry Burton.
Special Acting Skills and Talent
Raised a Farm girl - Veterinarian assistant throughout high school
School bus Driver
Mentor to Children
Writer of published cooking articles, as well as author of "A Southern Moon Rising"
Sears Portrait Studio Manager
Designer of women's clothing
Women's health advocate
Substantial weight loss (127 pounds) - Gastric bypass surgery
2010 Rankin's Got Talent