Heather Locklear was at the peak of her career when she left Melrose Place, and would soon find that the next decade had some harsh surprises in store for her. After her divorce from husband Richie Sambora in 2006, she was sent on a downward spiral.
Despite her hardships – she has pushed forward in her career. From 2016 to 2017, she appeared in the show Too Close to Home as First Lady Katelynn Christian.
Denise Richards - Now
Denise Richards became best friends with her costar, Heather Locklear. However, the two would eventually find themselves wrapped up in some real-life soap opera drama that involved their respective exes, Charlie Sheen and Richie Sambora.
The actress has been busy since she appeared on Melrose Place with a long list series of credits to her name. Living a drama-filled life, it would only make sense that Richards would join the cast of the reality show, The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills.
Heather Locklear as Amanda Woodward - Then
Melrose Place may have been an ensemble cast, but it was consensus that Heather Locklear portraying Amanda Woodward, saved the show from near catastrophe. She was and will always be remembered as one of the best female villains in TV history.
Amanda Woodward holds a place in television history, even 20 years after the show's end. Always scheming, Amanda made sure to look out for herself first - never hesitating to knock down those who got in her way.
Alyssa Milano as Jennifer Mancini - Then
Michael's younger sister, Jennifer Mancini, made her first appearance in season five. She was attending college in Boston and had an affair with Kyle before moving to Los Angeles. Unfortunately, she failed at getting a job at D&D Advertising and briefly stars a job at a strip club as a waitress.
In the show's sixth season, Jennifer strikes up an affair with Billy, and the couple eventually moves to Rome, leaving Melrose Place for good.
Alyssa Milano - Now
Alyssa Milano has a long list of outstanding television series she's acted in. From Phoebe Halliwell in Charmed to Savannah "Savi" Davis in Mistresses, she's done it all. Drama isn't something Milano has dealt with only off-screen, it has seeped into her personal life as well.
In 2019, Milano revealed that in 1993 she had undergone two abortions while in a relationship with actor Scott Wolf. In 2017, her $10 million lawsuit against her business manager resulted in a cross-complaint.