(Phoebe Halliwell )
Best known for her role on the long-running comedy Who's the Boss?
Alyssa Milano literally grew up on television. Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., Milano got her start with the national touring company of Annie
. At 10, she was cast as Samantha Micelli in Who's the Boss?
and starred opposite Tony Danza for eight years. More recently, Milano starred for two seasons on Melrose Place
and in Gold Rush
, an original television movie on The Wonderful World of Disney
Feature film credits include the title role in the feature comedy Hugo Pool
, the psychological thriller Fear
, Double Dragon
, Where the Day Takes You
, Little Sister
and Below Utopia
. She has starred in a wide range of television movies including Braving Alaska
, The Surrogate
, Conflict of Interest
, and Candles in the Dark
. She also guest-starred in an episode of Showtime's Rebel Highway
On stage, Alyssa starred in Tender Offer
, All Night Long
, the first American musical adaptation of Jane Eyre
and Butterflies Are Free
, which she also produced.