This brunette beauty is wanted alright, and she's a lot more fun alive and kicking between the sheets. The darkly striking bombshell is, naturally, a former model, but didn't make it big until she landed the role of "Hope," the woman struggling to juggle career, family, and. She changed the pace with her next sitcom, Something So Right , in which she played a thrice-married chick coping with her new husband and their respective children. Mel hasn't been as successful on the big screen, either with box office or showing off her box. The closest she's come to skin was a sexy pantie scene in K-9 But she'll always be moist fondly remembered as the bangable one on thirtysomething , even if her masculine first name is a bit offsetting.