She also recorded two albums as Clarissa: This Is What Na Na Means and Peter and the Wolf.
She appears to wholeheartedly embrace her femininity without sacrificing her personality.
Green is an unusual choice for swimwear but Melissa pulls it off and now has us seeking a bikini of our own in this gorgeous jade green shade.
The infamous Maxim cover might have surprised her young fans, but that doesn't matter because everyone has to go through puberty and search for their own identity as they grow older.
Frankly, she pulled it off and impressed the science fiction and fantasy fans out there, which was a good thing.
And Melissa Joan Hart sure knows how to celebrate a milestone birthday.
Once again, Hart is wearing all black with a feminine touch of magenta ribbons.
She was born on 18 th April in 1976 in Smithtown, New York.