Melissa Reeves

Melissa Reeves

About Melissa Reeves

Melissa Reeves (born Melissa Brennan on March 14, 1967) is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for playing Jennifer Horton, a role she originated in 1985 on the long-running NBC series Days of our Lives (1985-1995, 2000-2006, 2010-) She was born in Eatontown, New Jersey. Since March 1990, Reeves has been married to soap opera actor Scott Reeves. They have 2 children: Emily Taylor Reeves (born June 23, 1992) and Lawrence 'Larry' David Reeves (born August 4, 1997). Her first television role was as Jade Perkins on Santa Barbara from 1984 to 1985. She originated the role of the adult Jennifer Horton (later Jennifer Deveraux) on Days of our Lives in 1985 (prior to which the character had been a young child played by a young actress) and Reeves remained in the role until 1995.

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