Mel Harris biography Mel Harris is an American actress born on July 12, 1956, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She gained fame for her role as Hope Steadman on the popular television series “thirtysomething,” which aired from 1987 to 1991. Harris’s performance on the show earned her critical acclaim and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series in 1990. Before her breakthrough role on “thirtysomething,” Harris appeared in various television shows and films, including “Knots Landing,” “The West Wing,” and “St. Elsewhere.” She continued to work in the entertainment industry throughout the 1990s and 2000s, taking on roles in both television and film. Mel Harris has also been involved in philanthropy, supporting causes such as breast cancer research. While her prominence may have diminished in recent years, her contributions to the entertainment industry, particularly her memorable role in “thirtysomething,” have left a lasting impact on audiences. Trivia of…