Actress Melissa Gilbert was born in New York, N.Y on May 8th 1964. First appeared on tv in Gunsmoke in 1972. In 1974 Melissa starred in Little House on the Prairie as Laura Ingalls. The long-running series ended in 1983. In 2002 she beat-out Valerie Harper to be elected president of the Screen Actors Guild. In 1999 she starred with Rosanna Arquette in Mistaken Identity. Melissa Gilbert is the sister of Sara Gilbert who stars in Roseanne. She is married to actor Bruce Boxleitner and they have 1 child together.
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IMDb Melissa Gilbert Entry Actress Melissa Gilbert starred in Little House on the Prairie and The Diary of Anne Frank. Visit IMDb for photos, filmography, discussions, bio, news, awards, agent, fan sites.