Full Name at Birth
Melissa Ellen Gilbert
Date of Birth
Actress, Director, Producer
Claim to Fame
Laura on Little House on the Prairie
Innovative Artists L.A.
"Wen" healthy hair care system
(1974) TV commercial: Butterball turkeys
(1997-98) TV commercial / print advertisement: Belle Color hair color
TV commercial: "Principal Secret" beauty regimen
(1981) TV commercial: Noxzema
TV commercial: Crest toothpaste.
(1999) Print ads for Garnier's Belle Color hair color.
(adopted father)(born Ed MacMahon, he changed his name to Paul Gilbert to get a Screen Actors Guild card)
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Melissa Gilbert Biography »
Melissa Ellen Gilbert (born May 8, 1964) is an American actress and television director. 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 1984, she starred as Laura Ingalls Wilder on the NBC series Little House on the Prairie. During the run of Little House, Gilbert appeared in several popular television films, including The Diary of Anne Frank and The Miracle Worker.
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