Melissa Claire Egan is an actress probably best known for her roles on the soaps “All My Children” and “The Young and Restless.” She was born in the town of Pound Ridge, NY. She is a three-time Daytime Emmy Award nominee for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Annie Lavery.
Melissa Claire Egan wrote on Twitter: “If Barbie is so popular, why do you have to buy her friends?” She didn’t used to be active on Twitter, and was called by her castmates “No-Twit Miss” because Twitter wasn’t her thing. But since joining the “Young and the Restless,” she is now now active and loves Twitter.
As a girl, she was active in musical theatre and took classes in New York City. She eventually modeled for the Ford Modeling Agency and landed TV commercials. When she was 13, she appeared on the cover of the board game “Girl Talk.”
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Her nickname is Missy and she attended the University of North Carolina. She also studied Shakespeare at the British American Drama Academy at Oxford, England.
Melissa Claire Egan made her debut film role in the 2005 movie “Wrestling.” She joined “All My Children” in 2006. Interestingly, she appeared on the show when she was 12, but she was only an extra.
In 2007, Soap Opera Digest named her “Hottest AMC Newcomer”.
Melissa Claire Egan has also guest starred as an exotic dancer on “Criminal Minds,” and appeared in “Men at Work.”
She is engaged to Matt Katrosar. She is planning on getting married in Santa Barbara. About the prospect of becoming bridezilla, she said: “I’ve been married nine times before on daytime television, so I’ve worn every kind of dress, every kind of hairstyle…so I already feel like I’ve been a bride a dozen times.”
Melissa Claire Egan resides in Los Angeles.