Melissa Gilbert

Melissa Gilbert

Age
49
Birthday
May. 8th, 1964
Born in
Los Angeles, California, USA
Height
5' 4

Melissa Gilbert's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Batman: The Animated Series TV Show
Batman: The Animated Series
Little House on the Prairie (1974) TV Show
Little House on the Prairie (1974)
Good Day Live TV Show
Good Day Live
Class of... (UK) TV Show
Class of... (UK)
 

Main Movie Roles

1967 - The Reluctant Astronaut

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Kate Delacroy
22
Herself - Contestant
8
Rochelle Dunphy
6
Anna Sheridan
3
Teresa Janovitch
1
Melissa Gilbert
1
Marie Wagner
1
Rosemary 'Rocky' Simpson
1
Spratt's Child
1
Shari Noble
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Best known for her work as the child actress who played Laura Ingalls Wilder in the TV series "Little House on the Prairie", Ms. Gilbert was the youngest actor to ever be awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She has since continued working in both film and television.


TRIVIA:
  • Both her ex-spouse ('Bo Brinkman' (qv)) and current spouse ('Bruce Boxleitner' (qv)) played Confederate officers in _Gods and Generals (2003)_ (qv).
  • 'Michael Landon Jr.' (qv) took her to her senior prom in 1981.
  • Best known by the public for her role as Laura Ingalls Wilder on _"Little House on the Prairie" (1974)_ (qv).
  • Had a highly publicized relationship with 'Rob Lowe (I)' (qv) during the eighties and were supposedly engaged.
  • Has a combined family with her husband, 'Bruce Boxleitner' (qv): Bruce's two sons, Sam (b. 1980) and Lee (b. 1985), her own son, Dakota Paul (b. 1 May 1989) and one son together with Bruce, Michael Garrett (b. 6 October 1995).
  • Aunt of 'Sara Gilbert' (qv)'s son Levi and daughter Sawyer.
  • Gilbert was one of 500 young girls who auditioned for the role of Laura Ingalls Wilder in the TV series _"Little House on the Prairie" (1974)_ (qv) and she was the only one whose screen test was sent to be considered at NBC Studios. It was 'Michael Landon (I)' (qv)'s daughter 'Leslie Landon (I)' (qv) who told Melissa that she had won the role of Laura when the two of them stood in line at their school cafeteria.
  • Inducted (as a cast member of _"Little House on the Prairie" (1974)_ (qv)) into the Hall of Great Western Performers of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in 1998.


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