It's been 20 years since viewers first got a glimpse into an exclusive apartment complex ripe with drama, lust and everything that made "Melrose Place" a classic primetime soap opera. So, where is the cast now?

"Melrose Place" was the launching pad for several careers -- Marcia Cross and her hair-raising turn as Dr. Kimberly Shaw -- and revitalization for many -- Heather Locklear became a household name once again thanks to Amanda Woodward. And did you know before she was Charlotte York on "Sex and the City" Kristin Davis was stirring up trouble on "Melrose Place"?

In honor of the 20th anniversary of the July debut of "Melrose Place," find out what the cast has been up to since the primetime soap ended in 1999 by clicking through the slideshow below.

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  • Heather Locklear (Amanda Woodward)

    The short skirt-wearing Amanda Woodward (Heather Locklear) faked her death, had a miscarriage and often yelled at Allison on "Melrose Place." Locklear reprised her role in the CW's 2009 "Melrose Place" re-make as a kinder, older version of Amanda until the show's cancellation. She was married for several years to Motley Crue's drummer Tommy Lee and later Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora. In 2011, Locklear was reportedly engaged to "Melrose" co-star Jack Wagner, but the engagement was called off.

  • Andrew Shue (Billy Campbell)

    Struggling writer Billy Campbell (Andrew Shue) was caught in a love triangle between Amanda and Allison, with whom he had a roller coaster relationship. In the early '90s, Shue reportedly dated "Melrose" co-star and on-screen romance Courtney Thorne-Smith, who played Allison. Today, Shue is a co-founder of and the social networking site CafeMom. He was also in the film "Gracie" in 2007 as Coach Owen Clark alongside his sister, Elisabeth.

  • Courtney Thorne-Smith (Allison Parker)

    A victim of alcoholism, Allison rode off to Atlanta in her last "Melrose" appearance, never finding lasting happiness with either Billy or Jake. After "Melrose," Thorne-Smith went on to play Georgia Thomas on "Ally McBeal," Cheryl Mabel on "According to Jim," and now she plays Lyndsey Mackelroy on "Two and a Half Men." She also wrote "Outside In: A Novel," which was published in 2007.

  • Doug Savant (Matt Fielding)

    Doug Savant played Matt Fielding, an openly gay "Melrose" character, who last appeared in the first episode of Season 6 when he was killed in a car crash. In 2004, Doug Savant found a regular role as Tom Scavo on "Desperate Housewives."

  • Marcia Cross (Kimberly Shaw)

    Marcia Cross played "Melrose Place's" Kimberly Shaw who suffered from insanity and blew up the Melrose Place apartment complex. Fittingly after "Melrose," Cross' career blew up as she went on to play Linda Abbott on "Everwood" and most notably starred in "Desperate Housewives" as the imperfect housewife, Bree Van De Kamp.

  • Jack Wagner (Peter Burns)

    Jack Wagner joined the regular cast of "Melrose Place" in Season 3 as Wilshire Memorial Hospital's chief-of-staff Peter Burns, who, among other storylines, was romantically linked to Amanda (Heather Locklear). After "Melrose," Wagner continued his career in soap operas as Dominick "Nick" Marone on "The Bold and the Beautiful" since 2003. Recently he had a stint in reality television as a contestant on Season 14 of "Dancing With The Stars."

  • Josie Bissett (Jane Mancini)

    Josie Bissett played fashion designer Jane Mancini on the original "Melrose Place." When the show was re-made in 2009, Bissett again appeared as Jane (Melrose's landlord). These days, Bissett is a regular on "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" as Grace and Tom's highly religious mother, Kathleen Bowman.

  • Daphne Zuniga (Jo Reynolds)

    Daphne Zuniga joined "Melrose Place" as Jo Reynolds halfway through the show's first season. She remained on the series until 1996 when her character left with Dr. Dominick O'Malley. Zuniga went on to do some voice work and popped up on "American Dreams" and ABC Family's "Beautiful People." She reprised the role of Jo Reynolds in The CW's "Melrose Place" reboot while starring in "One Tree Hill."

  • Rob Estes (Kyle McBride)

    Rob Estes joined "Melrose" as a series regular in Season 5 as the restauranteur Kyle McBride. Following his role on "Melrose Place," Estes guest starred in "Providence," "Suddenly Susan," "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit," "Gilmore Girls" and more recently, "Pysch." He also played series regular Harry Wilson in "90210" from 2008-2010.

  • Laura Leighton (Sydney Andrews)

    Sydney Andrews (Laura Leighton) first appeared on "Melrose" in the first season when she visited her sister Jane Mancini. Sydney made some questionable decisions such as becoming romantically involved with Jane's husband Michael and involving herself in blackmail. Leighton joined The CW's 2009 "Melrose" re-make and currently plays Hanna's mother, Ashley Marin, on ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars."

  • Kristin Davis (Brooke Armstrong)

    Kristin Davis joined "Melrose Place" in 1995 as Brooke Armstrong. However, her time on "Melrose" was short and her character was killed off. After "Melrose," Davis had guest starring roles on "Seinfeld" and "The Single Guy" before landing the role of Charlotte on "Sex and the City." Davis has since transitioned to film roles -- her latest was "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" in 2012.

  • Grant Show (Jake Hanson)

    Jake Hanson (Grant Show) was "Melrose's" bad-boy motorcycle-riding womanizer. After "Melrose," he has had roles on "Six Feet Under," "Strong Medicine," "Beautiful People," "Point Pleasant," "Dirt," "Swingtown," Accidentally on Purpose," "Private Practice," "Big Love," "Burn Notice" and "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation."

  • Alyssa Milano (Jennifer Mancini)

    Alyssa Milano recurred as Jennifer Mancini, Michael's sister, during Season 5 of the series before joining the cast full-time in Season 6. Milano went on to star in "Charmed" as Phoebe Halliwell and in several feature films, including "Hall Pass." She can next be seen in ABC"s "Mistresses," a midseason drama.

  • Brooke Langton (Samantha Reilly)

    Brooke Langton moved into "Melrose Place" during the soap's fifth season, playing new tenant Samantha Reilly, an artist. After "Melrose," Langton starred in the short-lived TV version of "The Net" and had recurring role on "Friday Night Lights." Her last TV appearance was a 2009 episode of "The Closer."

  • Thomas Calabro (Michael Mancini)

    As Dr. Michael Mancini on "Melrose Place," Thomas Calabro was the only actor to stay on the show for all seven seasons. Following the end of "Melrose," Calabro remained on TV with recurring roles in "Without a Trace," "Nip/Tuck" and "Greek." In 2009, Calabro reprised the role of Mr. Michael Mancini in The CW's short-lived "Melrose Place" reboot. He last popped up on the small screen as Puck's father on "Glee."

  • Lisa Rinna (Taylor McBride)

    Lisa Rinna and her lips starred on "Melrose Place" as Taylor McBride from 1996-1998. Following her stint on "Melrose," Rinna appeared in several TV movies, showed up on "Veronica Mars" and returned to her daytime roots with appearances on "Days of Our Lives." Rinna has also appeared on several reality shows including "The Celebrity Apprentice" and "Dancing With the Stars."

  • Kelly Rutherford (Megan Lewis)

    Kelly Rutherford played Megan Lewis on "Melrose Place" from 1996-1999. After, Rutherford popped up in multiple episodes of "Get Real," "The Fugitive" and "The District." She had series regular roles on "Threat Matrix" and "E-Ring" before landing on The CW in "Gossip Girl."

  • Patrick Muldoon (Richard Hart)

    Patrick Muldoon played Richard Hart on "Melrose Place" from 1995-1996. After "Melrose," Muldoon took to the big screen with roles in films such as "Stigmata" and "Starship Troopers." In 2011, he returned to "Days of Our Lives" for the first time in 16 years and reprised the role of Austin Reed.

  • Jamie Luner (Lexi Sterling)

    Jamie Luner joined Season 6 of "Melrose Place" as the wealthy and recently divorced Lexi Sterling who complicated Peter Burns and Amanda Woodward's relationship. After "Melrose," Luner played Liza Colby in "All My Children" from 2009-2011.

  • Rena Sofer (Eve Cleary)

    Rena Sofer joined "Melrose Place" during the seventh and final season as Eve Cleary, a woman from Amanda's past. After "Melrose," Sofer continued her serial guest star streak and showed up on shows such as "Friends" and "Spin City." She joined the cast of "Just Shoot Me!" for its final season and also starred in NBC's short-lived "Coupling." Since, Sofer has appeared in multiple episodes of "Heroes" and "24." She recently popped up on "House."

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