Merissa Porter is an English singer and actress.

She portrays Bakìa in Penny on M.A.R.S. and in Special Episodes of Alex & Co.

Life and Career

Merissa filmed her first commercial in her teens and soon secured a role in award-winning short film Tube Poker. This was followed by a number of music videos, most notably the lead role in The Streets' Blinded by the Lights, directed by Adam Smith.

After being offered a recording contract, she then spent the next several years in the music industry, most recently co-writing a track for Saint Etienne. She always yearned to return to acting however and was soon cast in a number of high-profile commercials.

She has enjoyed a recurring role as lead character Shadowstar in online action-heroine series Next Global Crisis and has also starred in a number of short films, including The Mousetrap, released in October 2015. Her first feature film, He Who Dares: Downing St Siege, was released in January 2015.



Year Title Role Director
2005 Tube Poker (short) Street Girl Simon Levene
2013 All in a Moment (short) Sophia Smith Henry Houdini
2014 Welcome Home (short) Lily Shiva Saleem
2015 The Mouse Trap (short) Nicky Beatriz Delgado Mena
He Who Dares: Downing St Siege Cassie Paul Tanter


Year Title Role
2002 What Not To Wear Model
2003 Dream Team Maria
2017 Alex & Co. Bakìa
Age of the Living Dead British News Journalist
2018 Penny on M.A.R.S. Bakìa


Year Title Role Notes
2012 – 2014 Next Global Crisis Shadowstar 6 episodes


  • She can play the guitar.

External Links


Alexecologo2 Have a look at the Merissa Porter gallery!

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