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Melissa Joan Hart Biography

Birth Place:
Smithtown, New York, United States
Profession
Actor, producer, director

Fast Facts

  • Was born on Easter
  • Acting career started at the age of 4 when she did a commercial for a bathtub toy
  • Has a lazy eyelid that causes her right eye not to open as wide as the left
  • Helped found Hartbreak Films, a production company she runs with her mother and stepfather
  • Narrated 1994's Peter and the Wolf, a classical album for children
  • Siblings Elizabeth, Emily and Brian appeared in Melissa's TV series, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
  • Has a tattoo of a cross on the back of her neck
  • Opened a candy shop in Sherman Oaks, CA, called Sweetharts in 2009
  • Made a pact with her husband to move out of Los Angeles before their second child went to kindergarten; the pair eventually settled down in Westport, CT, in 2009
  • Became interested in rowing in 2010 when she joined a rowing club near her home in Connecticut

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