She modeled for clothing companies, including Guess jeans and Lane Bryant.
Smith dropped out of high school and was married in 1985.
The third episode of "Winners and Losers" finds the four leading ladies all feeling a whole lot richer.
Their lottery jackpot finally lands in their hands in the episode titled, "Reality Bites." Melanie Vallejo's character, personal trainer Sophie Wong, finds herself in desperate need of the cash, as she arrives home to discover that her landlord is putting her out until she pays her long overdue rent.
In the meantime, Sophie also tries to get her straight-laced doctor friend and client, Doug, to get back into the dating scene, in between their exercise sessions.
A full zip of Vallejo's screencaps are available to download below.
Turtles have served as a model system for molecular divergence dating studies using fossil calibrations.