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Melanie Burton

played by Cassie Powney

Character Traits:

Quiet, clever and introverted, Mel is a good observer of other people's habits. She finds her twin sister's courting of attention highly irritating, and went to college to escape her family, specifically her new stepdad.


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Studying Computer Science at Hollyoaks Community College.


Mother: Liz
Step-father: Richard
Sister: Sophie
Step-sisters: Darlene, Georgina
Brother: Justin
Step-brothers: Ali, Ethan


Hollyoaks Community College

Actor Biography: Cassie Powney


Cassie is a newcomer to television drama, and Melanie is her first major role on the small screen. She's already worked in film, however, appearing along with her twin sister Connie in the 2003 film What A Girl Wants.


When she's not concentrating on work, Cassie enjoys shopping and indulging in her single most favourite food: ice cream!



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