Melissa Farman played the role of Danielle in the late 1980s. She appears in the show for the first time during season 5 and had a guest role in Cold Case.  Her Lost character's "daughter" Tania Raymonde, who had a recurring role on the series at the time, appeared in the same episode, though they had no scenes together.
After being born in New York, she moved to Paris and grew up in an English and French-speaking home. At the age of ten, Melissa was accepted into the exclusive Bilingual Acting Workshop for professional actors in Paris.