Mekenna Melvin was raised in Saratoga CA. After high school, she moved to New York City and studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and in between semesters spent a summer studying in England at The British American Drama Academy, Midsummer in Oxford Program. The emerging actress can currently be seen on NBC's hit show, "Chuck." Mekenna made her debut on "Chuck" in season 3 as Alex McHugh, the daughter to Adam Baldwin's character, John Casey. Mekenna has also appeared in numerous television shows including her first guest starring role on Fox's "Lie to Me" alongside Tim Roth, and CBS's "Three Rivers." Recently, Mekenna appeared in ABC's 2010 drama series "Detroit 1-8-7." She has also acted in festival award-winning films.