Melissa Reeves is an American actress. Her career in Hollywood began in the 1980s. She debuted in the 1983 film Somewhere, Tomorrow. After this, she successfully got the part of Jade Perkins in the soap opera Santa Barbara, a role she played from 1984 to 1985. During this period, she also landed the role of Jennifer Horton in the soap opera Days of Our Lives, which she starred in between 1985 to 1995. She returned to the show in the 2000s, playing the same role. She still plays the role until now. Her work here also earned her several Soap Opera Digest Awards.