Melissa Gilbert is an American actress, best known for playing the role of Laura Ingalls on the television series Little House on the Prairie. She has also done voice work in Batman: The Animated Series. Born Melissa Ellen Gilbert on May 8, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, to Kathy Wood and David Darlington, she is the adopted daughter of actor and comedian Paul Gilbert and his wife, Barbara Crane. She began her acting career appearing on commercials for Alpo dog food and other products. She married Timothy Busfield on April 24, 2013. She was previously married to Bruce Boxleitner and Bo Brinkman. She was in a highly publicized relationship with Rob Lowe during the 1980s.
Melissa Gilbert Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 8 May 1964
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Residence: Howell, Michigan, USA
Birth Name: Melissa Ellen Gilbert
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Occupation: Actress, Director, Producer, Politician
Hair Color: Red
Eye Color: Hazel
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Melissa Gilbert Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 128 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 58 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 3″
Height in Meters: 1.60 m
Body Shape: Hourglass
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: 39-28-38 in (99-71-97 cm)
Breast Size: 39 inches (99 cm)
Waist Size: 28 inches (71 cm)
Hips Size: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 36C
Feet/Shoe Size: 7 (US)
Dress Size: 8 (US)
Melissa Gilbert Family Details:
Father: David Darlington
Mother: Kathy Wood
Spouse/Husband: Timothy Busfield (m. 2013), Bruce Boxleitner (m. 1995-2011), Bo Brinkman (m. 1988-1992)
Children: Dakota Brinkman (Son), Michael Boxleitner (Son)
Siblings: Sara Gilbert (Sister), Jonathan Gilbert (Brother), Claudia Cowan (Sister)
Melissa Gilbert Education:
Melissa Gilbert Facts:
*She is adopted half-sister of Sara Gilbert.
*Her childhood idol was Shirley Temple.
*She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6429 Hollywood Blvd.
*She was highly influenced by Michael Landon.
*Visit her official website: www.melissa-gilbert.com
*Follow her on Twitter and Facebook.