Kelly Tyree Eichenholz (born 1995) is an American actress who is best known for playing her role of Melanie for three seasons on Barney & Friends. On top of her role of playing Melanie on the show, she played the voice of Hope the Butterfly on the episode "Fairy Tales".

Outside of her role on Barney & Friends, she played the role of Heather in the film The Concessionaires Must Die!. Eichenholz has been interested in cinema since she was five and landed the role after meeting a filmmaker, by the name of America Young, at the airport and having many conversations about the film business. Eichenholz currently attends Northwestern University and his up for her Bachelor of Arts.[1][2]


  1. DIFF opens doors for filmmaker America Young and Festival goer Kelly Eichenholz
  2. Kelly Eichenholz - Linkedin