Little House on the Prairie: The Cast and Behind the Scenes

The Amazing Melissa Gilbert


At 52, Melissa Gilbert is still going strong. She played the beautiful, young, talented, and gifted Laura Ingalls Wilder on “Little House.” Gilbert is no stranger to the entertainment industry even in her older days. She continues her acting career and has appeared in many movies made for television. Gilbert was also president of the Screen Actor’s Guild in 2001.

She was with SAG for two terms and even wrote an autobiography titled “Prairie Tale: A Memoir.” Not only was Gilbert on the television series “Little House,” but she also was in “Little House On the Prairie: The Musical.”