Melissa Joan Hart

Born Apr 18, 1976

Melissa Joan Catherine Hart is an American actress, writer, television director, television producer, singer and businesswoman. Hart is perhaps best known for her title roles in the television series Clarissa Explains It All (1991–94), the live action version of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996–2003), and Melissa & Joey (2010–present). Hart has been married to musician Mark Wilkerson since July 19, 2003; together, they have three children.… Read More

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1976 Birth Born on April 18, 1976.
1986 10 Years Old She made a cameo guest appearance on the April 22, 1986 episode of the NBC daytime soap opera Another World. … Read More


1989 13 Years Old In 1989, she became an understudy in a Broadway production of The Crucible starring Martin Sheen.
1991 15 Years Old In 1991 Hart landed the starring role on the Nickelodeon series Clarissa Explains It All, a comedy about a teen girl in everyday situations, which was successful during its four-year run. … Read More
1994 18 Years Old …  In 1994, her mother married television executive Leslie Gilliams. … Read More
1995 19 Years Old In 1995, a year after the end of Clarissa Explains It All, Hart filmed a pilot episode for a spin-off show featuring a college-aged Clarissa explaining it all about her foray into the professional world as an intern at a newspaper. … Read More


1996 - 1998 2 More Events
Coinciding around the time of the release of Drive Me Crazy, Hart appeared wearing lingerie on the cover of Maxim magazine's October 1999 issue, as well as in a series of photographs and an accompanying article. … Read More
2001 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Hart directed an episode of Nickelodeon's Taina in 2001.
2003 27 Years Old On July 19, 2003, Hart married musician Mark Wilkerson. … Read More


2007 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Hart guest-starred on an episode of Law & Order: SVU that aired on October 9, 2007 titled "Impulsive" as a teacher accused of statutory rape.
2009 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Hart followed this with another ABC movie with a similar premise, My Fake Fiancé, in 2009.
Then in 2010, Hart starred as Kelley in a horror thriller film entitled Nine Dead.
2011 35 Years Old …  SweetHarts closed in December 2011 due to a lawsuit by a former employee alleging wrongful termination and racial discrimination, as well as other issues, and afterwards reopened under the same name with new owners. … Read More
2012 36 Years Old 1 More Event
In June 2012, St. Martin's Press announced that it had made a deal with Hart to publish her memoir Melissa Explains It All: Tales from My Abnormally Normal Life in the fall of 2013. … Read More
2013 37 Years Old In 2013, Hart attempted to use crowdfunding (via Kickstarter) to fund a romantic comedy movie to be entitled Darci's Walk of Shame, but was only able to garner US$51,605, or just 2.6% of the expected US$2 million goal. … Read More
2015 39 Years Old In 2015, Hart and her husband started their own fashion line called King of Harts.


In 2016, Hart starred as the lead role in the film God's Not Dead 2.
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