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Melody Thomas Scott Bio

(Nikki, Y&R)

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BIRTHDATE: April 18
MARITAL STATUS: Married former Y&R Executive Producer Edward J. Scott in 1985.
CHILDREN: The couple has three daughters: JenniferAlexandra and Elizabeth.

Melody Thomas Scott began her career at age 3 under the tutelage of renowned coach Ethel Meglin, who helped launch the career of Shirley Temple. Scott studied singing, tap, ballet and jazz dancing and became one of the "Meglin Kiddies," performing in U.S.O. shows throughout Southern California. At 8, she made her film debut in Alfred Hitchcock's Marnie (1964). As a teen, Scott co-starred with some of Hollywood's most popular leading men, including John Wayne in The Shootist (1976) and Clint Eastwood in Dirty Harry (1971). 

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. She attended University of Southern California, where she majored in music.
  2. In 1989, the Scotts co-founded Save the Earth Foundation, an organization dedicated to creating awareness about environmental issues.
  3. In 2002, Scott's life was the subject of LIFETIME's INTIMATE PORTRAIT.
  4. A lifelong I LOVE LUCY fan, Scott is a founding board member of the Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Center, which runs the Lucy-Desi Museum in Ball's home town of Jamestown, NY.
  5. Scott stands 5-foot-6 and has blonde hair and blue eyes.
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Melody Thomas Scott
Y&R STARS ON JEOPARDY   Mar 21, 2016

 

Tune in to the game show JEOPARDY on March 22 to see eight Y...

YOU ASKED, SHE ANSWERED!   Jan 21, 2016
SCARY TIMES FOR Y&R’S MELODY THOMAS SCOTT   Oct 21, 2015

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MELODY THOMAS SCOTT DETAILS HEALTH CRISIS:   Dec 22, 2014

In a lengthy post on her Facebook page, Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki, Y&R) shares the...

HEALTH CRISIS FOR Y&R'S MELODY THOMAS SCOTT:   Dec 18, 2014

Y&R’s Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki) has tweeted about a severe health issue...

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Other Roles

TV Roles
PARADISE VIRUS (TV movie, 2003)
THE KING OF QUEENS (as herself, 2001)
THE NANNY (as herself, 1997)
DIAGNOSIS MURDER (as herself, 1995)
HOTEL (guest star, 1985)
THE SCARLETT O'HARA WAR (TV movie, 1980)
THE ROCKFORD FILES (guest star, 1979)
STUDS LONIGAN (TV miniseries, 1979)
CHARLIE'S ANGELS (guest star, 1978)
THE WALTONS (recurring, 1977)
SECRETS (TV movie, 1977)
IRONSIDE (guest star, 1969)

Film Roles
Piranha (1978)
The Car (1977)
The Beguiled (1971)

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