Mel Harris attended high school in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Mel Harris is perhaps best known for her role as Hope Murdoch Steadman on the popular 1980s television show, thirtysomething (1987-1991). During that time, in 1989, Harper's Bazaar named Harris one of America's 10 Most Beautiful Women.
In addition, Mel has appeared in a number of television programs including The West Wing, Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest, Dawson's Creek, Touched by an Angel and House. Mel Harris had a recurring role on Stargate SG-1 as Oma Desala.
Mel appeared as a contestant on the $100,000 Pyramid game show before she found success as an actress.
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