Melissa DiMarco as Carol Rose

Melissa DiMarco plays Carol Rose, a woman in a troubled marriage to the baseball great Pete Rose in the ESPN Original Entertainment (EOE) movie "Hustle," which will premiere Saturday, September 25 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.

Acclaimed as "one of Canada's most talented and recognized actors," DiMarco currently stars on the hit Canadian series "Degrassi - The Next Generation" as the smart and sexy science teacher Miss Hatzilakos, affectionately known as "Miss Hot Sauce".

You'll hear her in the family comedy feature film "Bailey" - starring the voice of Jon Lovitz as Bailey the male dog, and Melissa DiMarco as the voice of Tessa, the female dog that captures Bailey's heart.

Melissa DiMarco hit the big screen as the female lead in the feature film comedy "Red Green's Duct Tape Forever" and appeared in the feature film "Death to Smoochy," directed by Danny DeVito, starring Robin Williams and Ed Norton.

She starred in the dramatic thriller, "The Thin Blue Lie," alongside Paul Sorvino and Randy Quaid and she starred alongside Dean Cain and Eric Roberts in the suspense thriller "No Alibi".

Recent television credits include: "Wild Card" with Joely Fischer, the syndicated series' "Adventure Inc." with Michael Beihn and "Relic Hunter" with Tia Carrere as well as "Blue Murder" and "The Associates".

For three seasons, Melissa gained popular attention for her eye-turning performance as a series lead in "Riverdale".

Her many other film credits include "The Absolute Truth," "The Marker," "Endless Journey," and "While My Pretty One Sleeps".

Melissa DiMarco also recently produced, directed, and hosted the critically acclaimed television show "Dreamseeker".