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Melissa Gilbert

Name in Native Language: "Melissa Ellen Gilbert" (English/EN)
Actress / Television Actress / Stage Actress / Film Actress / Voice Actress / Film Producer | * 05/08/1964 (57) | Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA))
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Melissa Ellen Gilbert (born May 8, 1964) is an American actress, television director, producer, politician and former president of the Screen Actors Guild. Gilbert began her career as a child actress in the late 1960s, appearing in numerous commercials and guest starring roles on television. From 1974 to 1983, she starred as Laura Ingalls Wilder, the second oldest daughter of Charles Ingalls (played by Michael Landon) on the NBC series Little House on the Prairie. During the run of Little House, Gilbert appeared in several television films, including The Diary of Anne Frank and The Miracle Worker. As an adult, she continued her career mainly in television films. Gilbert has also continued with guest starring roles on television and has completed voice work for animation such as Batman: The Animated Series as Barbara Gordon / Batgirl. From 2009 to 2010, Gilbert appeared as Caroline "Ma" Ingalls in the touring production of <... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | TV Movies | Kids & Family

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Awards & Nominations for Melissa Gilbert

Theatre World Award Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Movies with Melissa Gilbert as Actress(57)

as Ruby2020 When We Last Spoke
as Mary Russell2018 Hometown Christmas
as Vera Parks2011 The Christmas Pageant
as Ophelia MacKenzie2007 Safe Harbour
as Kate Weston / Anne Weston2007 Spring Thaw
as Natalie Travers2005 Thicker Than Water
as Cassie Broadbeck2004 Heart of the Storm
as Jo Ellen Hathaway2001 Sanctuary
as herself2000 Lisa Picard Is Famous
as Sarah Barlow1999 Switched at Birth
as Gwen Todson1999 Murder at 75 Birch
as Rebecca1999 The Soul Collector
as Meredith Sanders1998 Her Own Rules
as Sarah Jenks1997 Seduction in a Small Town
as Emma Murphy1996 A Holiday for Love
as Zoya Ossipov1995 Danielle Steel's Zoya
as Miranda Berkley1993 With Hostile Intent
as Lynn Matthews1993 Dying to Remember
as Marion Ravinel1993 House of Secrets
as Julie1993 Family of Strangers
as Gena King1992 With a Vengeance
as Emily Briggs1990 Without Her Consent
as Gina / Jennifer1990 The Lookalike
as Claudia1990 Joshua's Heart
as Dr. Kristine Lipton1990 Donor
as Judith Shapiro1990 Forbidden Nights
as Kay1989 Ice House
as Dr. Lisa DaVito1988 Killer Instinct
as Terry Granger1986 Choices
as Charlene "Charlie" Railsberg1985 Sylvester
as Laura Ingalls Wilder1984 Little House: Bless All the Dear Children
as Sara Calloway1984 Family Secrets
as Laura Ingalls Wilder1984 Little House: The Last Farewell
as Laura Ingalls Wilder1983 Little House: Look Back to Yesterday
as Jean Donovan1983 Choices of the Heart
as Self (archive footage)1982 Hollywood’s Children
as Wilma Dean 'Deanie' Loomis1981 Splendor in the Grass
as Anne Frank1980 The Diary of Anne Frank
as Helen Keller1979 The Miracle Worker
as Clara1979 Nutcracker Fantasy
as Laura Ingalls1979 The Little House Years
as Girl on Santa's Lap1968 The Dean Martin Christmas Show

TV Shows/Series with Melissa Gilbert as Actress(21)

as herself1997 The View
as Marie Wagner1996 7th Heaven
as Anna Sheridan1994 Babylon 5
as Kate Delacroy1994 Sweet Justice
as Barbara Gordon (voice)1992 Batman: The Animated Series
as Batgirl / Barbara Gordon (voice)1992 Batman: The Animated Series
as Gerda1982 Faerie Tale Theatre
as Rosemary Simpson1977 The Love Boat
as Laura Ingalls1974 Little House on the Prairie

Movies with Melissa Gilbert as Crew(1)

Production/Producer2019 Guest Artist

TV Shows/Series with Melissa Gilbert as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1972 ABC Afterschool Special

Additional Information

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Full Name: Melissa Gilbert
Born: Friday, 05/08 1964 (May) in Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 57 years + 260 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: William Floyd High School
Spouses (current/former): Bruce Boxleitner, Timothy Busfield
Father: Paul Gilbert
Melissa Gilbert frequently works together with these people:
Mark Hendrickson (12x, Actor)
Michael McKenzie (11x, Cast)
Kim Strauss (10x, Actor)
Jonathan Chapman (10x, Cast)
Dick Van Patten (8x, Actor)
Neil Bradley (8x, Cast)
Rue McClanahan (7x, Actress)
Donna Mills (7x, Actress)
Jean Stapleton (7x, Actress)
Michael Landon (7x, Actor)
Robert Costanzo (6x, Actor)
Shelley Duvall (6x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:172528, Added: 07/09/2018, Last updated: 01/05/2022