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Encyclopedia > Mel Harris

Mel Harris (b. July 12, 1957 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) is an American actress. July 12 is the 193rd day (194th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 172 days remaining. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1741 Incorporated Lehigh and Northampton Counties Mayor John B. Callahan Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 50. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ...

Christened Mary Ellen Harris, she attended high school in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She 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 her one of America's 10 Most Beautiful Women. From 1996-1998, she starred with Jere Burns in the NBC sitcom Something So Right. New Brunswick is a City located in Middlesex County, New Jersey, 31 miles (50 km) southwest of New York City on the Raritan River about 15 miles (24 km) from its mouth. ... thirtysomething (1987 – 1991) was a ground-breaking and award-winning American evening television drama, of the type popularly labeled a soap opera when broadcast during the daytime. ... Harpers Bazaar is a world-renowned fashion magazine. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Biography He was born on October 15, 1954 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. He has 3 children. ... NBC, formerly called the National Broadcasting Company, is an American television broadcasting company based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ...

In addition, Harris 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. She had a recurring role on Stargate SG-1 as Oma Desala. The West Wing is a popular and widely acclaimed American television serial drama created by Aaron Sorkin and produced and co-written by John Wells. ... Dawsons Creek was a popular American serial television drama aimed at teenagers, which aired in hour-long episodes from 1998 to 2003. ... Touched by an Angel was a television show created by John Masius and Martha Williamson that ran on CBS (Disney Channel and Hallmark Channel in the UK) from September 21, 1994, until April 27, 2003. ... House (formerly titled House, M.D.) is an American television series; an hour-long medical drama that debuted in the fall of 2004 and stars Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe-winning British actor Hugh Laurie. ... Stargate SG-1 (alternately spelled STARGΛTE, and popularly abbreviated as SG-1) is a television series based upon the 1994 science fiction film Stargate. ...

Harris appeared as a contestant on the $100,000 Pyramid game show before she found success as an actress. The $100,000 Pyramid logo. ... A game show involves members of the public or celebrities, sometimes as part of a team, playing a game, perhaps involving answering quiz questions, for points or prizes. ...

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