lyssa Jayne Milano (born December 19, 1972) is an American actress, producer and former singer, best known for portraying Phoebe Halliwell on The WB television series Charmed (1998–2006). Milano first rose to fame on television for her childhood role as Samantha Micelli on the ABC sitcom series Who's the Boss? (1984–1992). She also portrayed the role of Jennifer Mancini on the Fox soap opera Melrose Place (1997–98). Milano has a female sports apparel line, Touch.