Melissa Horton
Lisa Trusel
Lisa Trusel as Melissa Horton
Days of our Lives
Portrayed by: Joseph Trent Everett (1971)
Kim Durso (1976)
Debbie Lytton (1978-1980 & 1982)
Lisa Trusel
(1982-1988, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2002 & 2010)
Camilla Scott (1990-1991)
Duration: 1971, 1976, 1978-1980, 1982-1988, 1990-1991, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2002 & 2010
First appearance: October 8, 1971
Last appearance: June 28, 2010
Cause/reason: Left town
Created by: William J. Bell
Family: Horton family
Simmons family
Other names: Melissa Phillips (name at birth)
Melissa Anderson (name change)
Gender: Female
Born: October 8, 1967
(originally October 8, 1971)
Occupation: Unknown
Residence: Nashville, Tennesse
Parents: Jim Philips (biological, deceased)
Linda Patterson (biological)
Mickey Horton (adoptive, deceased)
Maggie Simmons (adoptive)
Victor Kiriakis (step)
Siblings: Janice Barnes (foster, deceased)
Daniel Jonas (adoptive)
Sarah Horton (adoptive)
Isabella Toscano (step, deceased)
Bo Brady (step)
Philip Kiriakis (step)
Marital status: Single
Past marriage(s): Pete Jannings (divorced; 1985-1987)
Children: Nathan Horton (son)
Grandparents: Tom Horton (adoptive, deceased)
Alice Grayson (adoptive, deceased)
Elmer Simmons (adoptive, deceased)
Dorothy Simmons (adoptive, deceased)
Great-grandparents: William Horton I (adoptive, deceased)
Adelaide Horton I (adoptive, deceased)
Sid Grayson (adoptive, deceased)
Abigail Grayson (adoptive, deceased)
Aunts & uncles: Tommy Horton (adoptive)
Addie Horton (adoptive, deceased)
Bill Horton (adoptive)
Marie Horton (adoptive)
Nieces & nephews: Melanie Jonas (adoptive)
Parker Jonas (adoptive)
Cousins: Sandy Horton (adoptive)
Julie Olson (adoptive)
Steven Olson (adoptive)
Hope Williams (adoptive)
Mike Horton (adoptive)
Jennifer Horton (adoptive)
Lucas Horton (adoptive)
Jessica Blake (adoptive)
Other relatives: David Banning (adoptive)
Robert Anderson (adoptive, deceased)
Spencer Olson (adoptive)
Shawn-Douglas Brady (adoptive)
Zack Brady (adoptive, deceased)
Ciara Brady (adoptive)
Jeremy Horton (adoptive)
Abby Deveraux (adoptive)
J.J. Deveraux (adoptive)
Will Horton (adoptive)
Allie Horton (adoptive)
Nick Fallon (adoptive, deceased)
Scotty Banning (adoptive)
Claire Brady (adoptive)
Arianna Horton (adoptive)
Romances: Oliver Martin (1983)
Pete Jannings (1984, 1985-1987)
Rick Paige (1984)
Lars Englund (1986)
Jack Deveraux (1987, deceased)
Emilio Ramírez (1989-1990, deceased)
Brian Scofield (1990)
Unknown man (1993-1994)

Melissa Horton (formerly Jannings) is a fictional character on the NBC daytime soap opera Days of our Lives.

Actress History:

  • Joseph Trent Everett (10/1971-11/1971; recurring)
  • Kim Durso (04/1975-06/1976; recurring)
  • Debbie Lyntton (??/1978-??/1980 & ??/1982; recurring)
  • Lisa Trusel (05/1983-11/1988; contract & 06/1994-07/1994, 11/1996, 05/2002-06/2002, 01/2010, & 06/2010; recurring)
  • Camilla Scott (02/1990-06/1991)

Character History:

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