Melissa Joan Hart made her first national television commercial at age three for a bathtub toy called "Splashy" and she is now a veteran of television, film and theater.
She made her Broadway debut opposite Martin Sheen in "The Crucible". She also starred opposite William Hurt in the Circle Repertory production of "Beside Herself" and in Circle Rep's "Imagining Brad". That summer, she returned to her theatrical roots to appear in the hit Off-Broadway production of "The Vagina Monologues". Hart first made her mark in television playing the title role in Nickelodeon's award-winning "Clarissa Explains It All". In addition to "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch", Hart has appeared on such series as "Just Shoot Me" and "That 70's Show" and co-hosted the "American Music Awards" with Brandy.
In addition to producing the "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch franchise - which has grown to include the series, books, CD-Roms, toys, soundtracks and an animated series - Melissa and Paula Hart's Hartbreak Films is known for producing all types of quality family entertainment. Their many projects have included the telefilms "Up, Up and Away", "Doomrunners", "Two Came Back", "Silencing Mary", "The Right Connections", "Sabrina Goes to Rome" and "Sabrina Down Under". The company acquired the rights to Shirley Temple Black's autobiography, "Child Star", and produced the movie for "The Wonderful World of Disney", with Ms. Black consulting on the project.
Hartbreak Films also developed "Monster in My Closet" for film and television, as well as various feature film projects, including an update of "Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer" and "Jacob's Hands", based on a recently discovered 'lost' manuscript by renowned authors Aldous Huxley and Christopher Isherwood.
On the big screen, Hart starred in the romantic comedy "Drive Me Crazy", and made a memorable appearance as "yearbook girl" in the graduation night comedy "Can't Hardly Wait". She was seen next in the feature film "Backflash Blues".
Hart has also, directed an episode of "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" and an episode of The Disney Channel series "So Weird".
Hart works actively for a variety of charities, most particularly those that benefit children, and lives in Los Angeles, CA.… Expand
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