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'The Young and the Restless' actress Melody Thomas Scott [Nikki Newman] has been in acting for many years. It was at the age of 23, back in 1979 that Scott took on the role of the famous Nikki Newman on Y&R, she has been a series regular ever since. Initially introduced as a stripper, the character became well known for her relationship with the great and powerful Victor Newman [Eric Braeden]. Often referred to as "Niktor", their super couple relationship has spanned over three decades. With Victor, she shares two children, Victoria [Amelia Heinle] and Nick [Joshua Morrow]. Nikki also has another child, Dylan [Steve Burton] with Paul Williams [Doug Davidson].
Happy 38th anniversary Melody Thomas Scott. Check out some highlights from her early days below, be sure to head on over to twitter to wish her a happy anniversary.