- Made her film debut at age 8 in Alfred Hitchcock's Marnie.
- Studied ballet, tap, jazz and singing from an early age and majored in piano in college.
- Developed her own line of hair-care products.
- Longtime fan of I Love Lucy and founding board member of the Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Center in Lucy's hometown of Jamestown, NY.
- Was a cofounder of the Save the Earth foundation, which creates awareness of environmental issues.
- Won the Soap Opera Digest award for Outstanding Lead Actress in 2001.
- Celebrated 30 years as Nikki Newman on The Young and the Restless in 2009.
- Jennifer Scott — Stepdaughter
- Alexandra Danielle Yeaggy — Daughter
- Michael Altman — Ex-husband
- Elizabeth Marie Scott — Daughter
- Edward Scott — Husband
- Attended University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
- Birth Name: Melody Ann Thomas
- Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
- Birthday: April 18, 1956, Aries
- Profession: Actor
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