Melissa Monet (born July 16, 1964) [12] is the stage name of an American pornographic actress, writer and film director. [13]

Monet entered the adult film world in 1994 at the age of 30. [14]

Monet has also appeared in the porn-related documentaries Rated X: A Journey Through Porn [15] and Pornstar Pets . [16] She has directed 19 hardcore titles [17] and has directed softcore cable movies for Roger Corman's production company Click Productions. [18]

Monet was born in Staten Island, New York City. [12] Monet cites John Leslie as one of her influences. She is also an avid fan of the work of Orson Welles and Alfred Hitchcock. [14]