Melissa's television career began when she was 12 years old on "The Great Space Coaster" (Sony Pictures Television). Since then she has worked steadily in television, including as a series regular for Darren Starr on CBS. Her most recent television appearances include Blue Bloods, The Good Wife, The Knick, and Billions.
  • Melissa’s most recent TV appearances…

    2015 – Billions on Showtime – recurring role as June Raichlein. Read More…
    2014 – The Knick on Cinemax – recurring role as Catherine Christiansen. Read More…
    2013 – Blue Bloods on CBS – guest starred February 8th. Read More…
    2012 – The Good Wife on CBS- guest starred as Ingrid Ballantine, a new lawyer. Read More…
    2011 – A Gifted Man on CBS – guest starred opposite John Benjamin Hickey and Patrick Wilson. Read More…
  • More about Melissa’s TV history…

    In March 2012 Melissa was featured on “Martha Stewart Living” for an entire episode of comedy, cooking and a solo musical segment to promote her CD, Lullabies & Wildflowers.


    In 2006-2007 TV season, Melissa filmed a television pilot called M.O.N.Y. for NBC produced by Tom Fontana and directed by Spike Lee. She playing the Mayor’s wife (Bobby Cannavale). Melissa also starred in the network pilots  The Fighting Fitzgeralds with Ed Burns and Brian Dennehy, Smog with Jon Favreau and Noah Emmerick (produced by Larry Charles), and was fired by Kelsey Grammar in her own NBC sitcom called Neurotic Tendencies (produced by Kelsey Grammar), which was created to tell the story of his odd-ball relationship with his (now former) wife Camille. The plot began when a young, funky, downtown actress met an older man when they both hailed the same taxi.

    Six Degrees – ABC TV– recurring role – 2006

    Central Park West – CBS TV – 1995-1996
    Role: “Alex Bartoli Fairchild”/ series regular
    Ambitious New Yorkers maneuver against each other as they pursue their passion for money, sex, and power. With Lauren Hutton, Raquel Welch, Mariel Hemingway.

    Miss Match – NBC-TV- recurring guest star 2003
    Role: “Laurel”
    Alicia Silverstone’s Kate is convinced by sex-crazed and adventure-starved Laurel to become a matchmaker. Eventually Laurel is matched with the hunk who sells peaches at Farmer’s Market. Episodes: Season Premiere and episode #2.

    Law and Order – NBC TV – guest star 2003
    Role: “Lindsey” (the manipulated daughter of the famous Mom)
    Episode: B*itch, co-starring Lucie Arnaz, February 26th, 2003

    Ed – NBC TV – guest star 2001
    Role: “Liz Stevens, the ex-wife” (yes, who slept with the mailman!)
    Episode: “The ex-wife returns”

    The Norm Show – ABC TV – guest star 2000
    Role: “Kim Catino” (Norm’s old sweetheart and now hot date)
    Episode: “Norm vs. Homelessness”

    The Cosby Mysteries – guest star 1995
    Role: “Tricia Scott” (the crazy understudy who killed the star)
    Episode: “Dial ‘H’ for Murder”

    As the World Turns – guest star 1987
    Role: “Rebecca” (babysitter for Craig)
    Episodes: 1987