|TV series||Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.|
|Portrayed by||Ming-Na Wen|
Melinda May is an agent working for the international espionage agency, S.H.I.E.L.D., working alongside Agent Phil Coulson. It is known that she and Coulson worked together in the past. On one particular mission she managed to save the rest of her team single handedly, earning her the nickname: 'The Cavalry'. It is shown that the story of the incident has been warped and changed as it passed through S.H.I.E.L.D. members.
A combat veteran, ace pilot and a weapons expert, Melinda is a thoughtful person haunted by her past experiences in the field. She's a strong soldier capable of performing above and beyond the call of duty.