Melissa Villaseñor

2011 TBS Just for Laughs Comedy Festival - Day 2

Villaseñor in 2011, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Melissa Anne Villaseñor

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 9, 1987

Ethnicity: Mexican

Melissa Villaseñor is an American actress, stand-up comedian, impressionist, visual artist, and singer. She is a cast member on the show Saturday Night Live.

Melissa’s paternal grandfather was Octavio R. Villaseñor (the son of Jose Merced/Mercedes Villaseñor and Josephine/Josefa Leon). Octavio was born in Texas. Jose was the son of Ramon Martin Del Campo Villaseñor and Maria Del Refugio Lopez, who were born in Tepatitlán de Morelos, Jalisco.

Melissa’s paternal grandmother was Carmen M. De La Torre (the daughter of Jesus De La Torre and Mercedes Muro). Carmen was born in Texas, to Mexican parents.

Melissa’s maternal grandfather’s surname was Peralta.

Melissa’s maternal grandmother’s surname was Castro.

Sources: Genealogy of Melissa Villaseñor –

Marriage record of Melissa’s paternal grandparents, Octavio R. Villaseñor and Carmen M. De La Torre –

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