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Mel Harris is an American actress, writer and director, best known for her portrayal of Hope Steadman on the critically acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning series Thirtysomething (1987), for which she received a Golden Globe nomination as best Actress in a Drama Series. She starred in the NBC comedy Something So Right (1996) and the My Network drama ... See full bio »

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Known For

K-9 Tracy
(1989)
Thirtysomething Hope Murdoch Steadman
(1987-1991)
Raising Cain Sarah
(1992)
Stargate SG-1 Oma Desala
(2002-2005)

Filmography

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 2020 Thirtysomething(else) (TV Movie)
Hope Murdoch Steadman
 2020 King of Knives
Kathy
 2017-2018 Imposters (TV Series)
Margaret Jonson
- Maybe/Definitely (2018) ... Margaret Jonson
- Andiamo (2018) ... Margaret Jonson
- Old Unresolved Shit (2018) ... Margaret Jonson
- Always Forward, Never Back (2017) ... Margaret Jonson
- Cohen, Lenny Cohen. (2017) ... Margaret Jonson
 2016 Shut Eye (TV Series)
Nadine Davies
- Wheel of Fortune (2016) ... Nadine Davies
- Five of Cups (2016) ... Nadine Davies
- Two of Swords (2016) ... Nadine Davies
- Judgment (2016) ... Nadine Davies
- The Magician (2016) ... Nadine Davies
 2015 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (TV Series)
Shawna
 2014 Like Sunday, Like Rain
Sally (uncredited)
 2013-2014 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Eileen Switzer
- Amaro's One-Eighty (2014) ... Eileen Switzer
- Rapist Anonymous (2013) ... Eileen Switzer
 2009 Imagine That
Maggie Johnson (uncredited)
 2009 The Lodger
Margaret
 2007 Saints & Sinners (TV Series)
Sylvia Capshaw
- Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow (2007) ... Sylvia Capshaw
- All Backed Up and Nowhere to Go (2007) ... Sylvia Capshaw
- Ain't No Bun in the Oven (2007) ... Sylvia Capshaw
- Family Jewels (2007) ... Sylvia Capshaw
- There Goes the Neighborhood (2007) ... Sylvia Capshaw
 2007 Cane (TV Series)
Constance Hughes
- Open and Shut (2007) ... Constance Hughes
 2007 Close to Home (TV Series)
Beth Murphy
- Maternal Instinct (2007) ... Beth Murphy
 2006 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Congressman Steyer
- Sex, Birth, Death (2006) ... Congressman Steyer
 2006 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Julie Rollins
- And Here's to You, Mrs. Azrael (2006) ... Julie Rollins
 2006 Arc
Charlie
 2006 House (TV Series)
Barbara Bardach
- Safe (2006) ... Barbara Bardach
 2006 Cold Case (TV Series)
Grace Anderson
- Superstar (2006) ... Grace Anderson
 2006 E-Ring (TV Series)
U.S.Ambassador to Spain
- The General (2006) ... U.S.Ambassador to Spain
 2005 Purple Heart
Dr. Harrison
 2005 Out of the Woods (TV Movie)
Beth Fleming
 2005 JAG (TV Series)
Dora Cresswell
- Death at the Mosque (2005) ... Dora Cresswell
- Straits of Malacca (2005) ... Dora Cresswell
 2005 Jake in Progress (TV Series)
Tally Hughes
- Ubusy? (2005) ... Tally Hughes
 2005 The West Wing (TV Series)
Ricky Rafferty
- Drought Conditions (2005) ... Ricky Rafferty
 2002-2005 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series)
Oma Desala
- Threads (2005) ... Oma Desala
- Reckoning: Part 1 (2005) ... Oma Desala
- Meridian (2002) ... Oma Desala
 2004 Dynamite
Faye Baxter
 2004 North Shore (TV Series)
Mrs. Jensen
- Illusions (2004) ... Mrs. Jensen
 2003 Hangman's Curse
Sarah Springfield
 2002 Another Pretty Face (TV Movie)
Diana Downs
 2002 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Biddy Hightower
- Recovery Time (2002) ... Biddy Hightower
 2001 The Retrievers (TV Movie)
Karen Lowry
 2001 Firetrap
Cordelia Calloway
 2001 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Kelly Rockhill
- The Lord Moves in Mysterious Ways (2001) ... Kelly Rockhill
 2000 Madigan Men (TV Series)
Dr. Ivy Castelli
- Love and Dermatology (2000) ... Dr. Ivy Castelli
 2000 Out of Time (TV Movie)
Annie Epson
 1999 Dawson's Creek (TV Series)
Helen Lindley
- Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1999) ... Helen Lindley
 1999 Sonic Impact
Co-Pilot Jennifer Blake
 1996-1998 Something So Right (TV Series)
Carly Davis / Carly Davis-Farrell
- Something About a Rocky Road (1998) ... Carly Davis
- Something About Railroading Carly (1998) ... Carly Davis
- Something About an Ex-Goddess (1998) ... Carly Davis
- Something About a Second Year (1998) ... Carly Davis
 1997 Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest (TV Movie)
Sarah
 1996 What Kind of Mother Are You? (TV Movie)
Mrs. Laura Hyler
 1996 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Dr. Christina Markham
- Paradise (1996) ... Dr. Christina Markham
 1996 A Case for Life (TV Movie)
Liz
 1995 Raising Caines (TV Series)
Julie Caine
- Up All Night ... Julie Caine
- Science ... Julie Caine
- Tested ... Julie Caine
- Goldfish ... Julie Caine
 1995 Sharon's Secret (TV Movie)
Laurel O'Connor
 1995 The Secretary (TV Movie)
Ellen Bradford
 1995 Welcome to Paradise (TV Movie)
Claire
 1994 The Pagemaster
Claire Tyler
 1994 Broken Lullaby (TV Movie)
Jordan Kirkland
 1994 The Spider and the Fly (TV Movie)
Dianna Taylor
 1994 Ultimate Betrayal (TV Movie)
Susan Rodgers
 1993 Wind Dancer
Susan Allen
 1993 Desperate Journey: The Allison Wilcox Story (TV Movie)
Allison Wilcox
 1993 Suture
Dr. Renee Descartes
 1993 Distant Cousins
Katherine June Sullivan
 1993 With Hostile Intent (TV Movie)
Kathy Arnold
 1992 Child of Rage (TV Movie)
Jill Tyler
 1992 Raising Cain
Sarah
 1992 Grass Roots (TV Movie)
Kate Rule
 1992 The Burden of Proof (TV Mini Series)
Sonia Klonsky
- Part II (1992) ... Sonia Klonsky
- Part I (1992) ... Sonia Klonsky
 1987-1991 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
Hope Murdoch Steadman
- California (1991) ... Hope Murdoch Steadman
- Melissa in Wonderland (1991) ... Hope Murdoch Steadman
- A Stop at Willoughby (1991) ... Hope Murdoch Steadman
- Hopeless (1991) ... Hope Murdoch Steadman
- Out the Door (1991) ... Hope Murdoch Steadman
 1989 My Brother's Wife (TV Movie)
Eleanor Goldberg-Rusher
 1989 Cross of Fire (TV Movie)
Madge Oberholtzer'
 1989 K-9
Tracy
 1988 Cameron's Closet
Nora Haley
 1987 Harry's Hong Kong (TV Movie)
Fay Salerno
 1987 Rags to Riches (TV Series)
Jessica
- First Love (1987) ... Jessica
 1986 The Wizard (TV Series)
Jane Whittier
- Trouble in the Stars (1986) ... Jane Whittier
 1986 Wanted: Dead or Alive
Terry
 1986 Heart of the City (TV Series)
Anne
- Working Without a Net (1986) ... Anne
 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Girlfriend
- A Very Happy Ending (1986) ... Girlfriend
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in Inside 'thirtysomething' (2001) on Bravo (2001). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mel Kennerly

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Spouse:

Michael Toomey  (divorced) | See more »

Children:

Kennerly, Byron | See more »

Parents:

Harris, Mary Michael | Harris, Warren
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Trivia:

While living as a teenager in New Brunswick, New Jersey, she worked at the local Dairy Queen. See more »

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