Melissa Mounds, real name Debra Angela Masson, was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. She worked as a stripper mainly and did some adult movies and modeling on the side.
She began appearing in movies in 1987 until 1996. Her appearances were mainly solo masturbation or lesbian scenes. She was the first model to appear on the cover of Hustler's Busty Beauties
magazine and also wrote a column for the mag as she traveled as a Feature Dancer.
In 1999 she was convicted of assaulting long time boyfriend and sexploitation movie maker, Russ Meyer.
She has also appeared under the names Angela Parker and Jean Parks.