Melisa Sozen was born on July 6, 1985. She is an actress, known for The Palme d'Or-awarded movie Kis Uykusu (Winter Sleep), Av Mevsimi, Bir Varmis Bir Yokmus and for TV serial Muhtesem Yuzyil, Bicaksirti. She is also an awarded theatre actress. Melisa Sozen graduated from Pera High School of Fine Arts with a major in theater. Sozen attended Anthony Bova Workshops where she studied Eric Morris acting method. Sozen received Best Supporting Actress in Yesilcam Cinema Award for her performance in Av Mevsimi in 2010.