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    The Young and the Restless ACTOR - Melody Thomas-Scott

    Full detailed profile on Melody Thomas-Scott playing Nikki Reed Newman on The Young and the Restless Daytime Soap Opera.

    Melody Thomas-Scott (CBS)
    Melody Thomas-Scott

    Birthday: 1956-04-18
    Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
    Marital Status: Married Edward Scott ( October 12, 1985 - present) 3 children
    Currently playing: Nikki Reed Newman
    Height: 5' 6"

    BIOGRAPHY

    Melody Thomas Scott made her motion picture debut at the young age of eight in the Alfred Hitchcock film, "Marnie". She had previously studied tap, singing, ballet and jazz. Years later, she attended the University of Southern California, where she majored in music.

    Melody has worked for decades in Primetime television on series ranging from "Ironside" in the seventies, to "My Name is Earl" in 2007. She has acted in made-for-television movies and feature films as well.

    Melody is married to Edward Scott, who was once the Executive Producer of The Young and the Restless. In 1989, they co-founded the "Save the Earth Foundation", an organization that endeavors to create awareness about environmental issues. The pair has three daughters, Alexandra, Jennifer, and Elizabeth.

    PICTURES


    AWARDS & ACCLAIM:

    Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2005)
    Soap Opera Digest Award, Outstanding Lead Actress (2002)
    Soap Opera Digest Award Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (1991, 1995, 2005)
    Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (1999)

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

    The Young and the Restless - Nicole "Nikki" Newman (1979 - Present)
    My Name is Earl
    - pill-popping mom (2007)
    Piranha - Laura Dickinson (1978)
    Posse - Laurie (1975)
    The Beguiled - Abigail (1971)
    Ironside - Leslie Richards (1969)
    Marnie - Young Marnie (1964)


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