Melissa prefers to be called Missy.
When Missy isn't working, she enjoys swimming and gardening.
She is 5'5" (1.65 m).
Melissa is a big fan of Lucille Ball.
Melissa won the 2003 Soap Opera Digest award for Outstanding Newcomer.
Melissa is a fan of The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless.
Melissa won a 2005 Soap Opera Digest award for Favorite triangle shared with Renee Elise Goldsberry (Evangeline) and Michael Easton (John).
Her nickname is Missy.