Melissa Gilbert

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Birthday
8, 1964
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
8, 1964 (age 53)
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA

About

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.

Trivia

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 Garrett 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.

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