Jun. 29th, 1967
Houston, Texas, USA
5' 5 1/2"
Melora Hardin's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2009 - 17 Again
2009 - Hannah Montana: The Movie
2008 - 27 Dresses
2007 - Boxboarders!
2007 - Drive Thru
2007 - The Comebacks
2005 - Thank You for Smoking
2002 - The Hot Chick
1997 - Absolute Power
1991 - The Rocketeer
1989 - Big Man on Campus
1986 - Soul Man
1986 - Iron Eagle
Guest TV Roles
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- Daughter of the actor 'Jerry Hardin' (qv) and the teacher/manager 'Diane Hardin (I)' (qv).
- Has a niece named Cleo Elizabeth Hardin.
- Daughters: 'Rory Jackson (II)' (qv) (born 29 September 2001) and Piper Quincey Jackson (born 2005).
- Sister of the producer 'Shawn Hardin (II)' (qv).
- Sister-in-law of 'Kara Meyers' (qv).
- In the new movie that she directed called _You (2009)_ (qv), her real-life daughter 'Rory Jackson (II)' (qv) played her daughter, "Quincy," which is the middle name of her youngest daughter, 'Piper Quincey Jackson' (qv), and also the name of a TV show, _"Quincy M.E." (1976)_ (qv) that she acted in a long time ago. Recently, Melora acted in _"Gilmore Girls" (2000)_ (qv) and one of the main characters has the same name as her daughter, Rory.
- Was cast as "Jennifer Parker" in _Back to the Future (1985)_ (qv) after actress 'Claudia Wells (I)' (qv) dropped out of the film during preproduction (a television pilot (_"Off the Rack" (1984)_ (qv)). Wells had recently filmed had been picked up by ABC for a six-episode run and the shooting schedules would have conflicted). Melora never shot a single frame of the movie, however; she was let go when 'Eric Stoltz' (qv) was replaced by 'Michael J. Fox (I)' (qv) as the original Marty McFly because she was considered too tall to be his girlfriend. Wells was then brought back as Marty's girlfriend when her series didn't get picked up by ABC for a full season.
- Attended Rocamora School.