Carla Chases (born (1984-02-17) February 17, 1984 in Buckinghamshire, England, is an English actress, best known for playing anorexic model Melissa Hurst in the Channel 4 teen soap opera Hollyoaks. The storyline broke new ground as it was the first time a character had died from an eating disorder in a soap.
Chases has also appeared in stage and other television productions such as Spaghetti Arms, Scratch My Back, Fletcher Road, Truth in the Rumour, The Party, Nothing Personal and Jhoom Bhara Bara Jhoom.
Chases is also a skilled contemporary dancer and a mezzo-soprano singer.
Most recently she has been in the Ryvita advert (2010/11)