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Melissa Gilbert is an author, actor, television director, producer, and former president of the Screen Actors Guild. Gilbert rose to fame for her role as Laura Ingalls Wilder on Little House on the Prairie

Melissa Gilbert was married to Bo Brinkman from 1988 to 1994, with whom she had her daughter, Dakota Brinkman. In 1995, she married Bruce Boxleitner, with whom she had her son, Michael Boxleitner. Gilbert and Bruce Boxleitner divorced in 2011. In 2013, Gilbert married her current husband, Timothy Busfield.


Full name: Melissa Ellen Gilbert
Occupation: Author, actor, television director, producer,

Born: May 8, 1964
Net worth: $500,000


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