Melissa Joan Hart

Melissa Joan Catherine Hart (born April 18, 1976) is an American actress, writer, television director, television producer, singer and businesswoman best known for her title roles in the television series Clarissa Explains It All (1991ƒ??1994) and the live action version of Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996ƒ??2003). Hart was born in Smithtown, New York, on Long Island, the daughter of Paula, a producer and talent manager, and William Hart, a shellfish purveyor, clam hatchery worker, and entrepreneur. Her stepfather is television executive Leslie Gilliams, and her stepmother is Lisa Hart. Hart was named after the Allman Brothers song Melissa” while her middle name Joan and one brother. Sisters Trisha and one brother. Sisters Trisha Elizabeth and Emily Hart brother Brian and half-sisters Alexandra Hart-Gilliams Samantha Hart and Mackenzie Hart. “