Melissa Gilbert

TV Actress

Birthday May 8, 1964

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace Los Angeles, CA

Age 59 years old

#15220 Most Popular


Actress who won multiple Young Artist Awards for her portrayal of Laura Ingalls on the television series Little House on the Prairie.

Before Fame

She began her acting career by doing commercials for Alpo dog food and other products.


She provided the voice of Batgirl in Batman: The Animated Series, and she had an on-again, off-again relationship with Rob Lowe

Family Life

She married Bo Brinkman in 1988, and the couple had a son, Dakota, in 1989, before divorcing in 1992. She then married Bruce Boxleitner in 1995 and they welcomed a son, Michael Boxleitner, later that year. They divorced in 2011 and in 2013, she married Timothy Busfield

Associated With

Merlin Olsen once worked with her in Little House on the Prairie.


Melissa Gilbert Highlights
Melissa Gilbert Highlights