Little House On The Prairie, The Musical in Toronto, Ontario.
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Melissa Gilbert Brinkman | Melissa Gilbert-Boxleitner | Melissa Gilbert-Brinkman
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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It reminds people of what we as humans and Americans are capable of if we do it together. We tend to live in bubbles. ... There is very little real sense of community anymore. This show reminds people of that.
Gilbert was one of 500 young girls who auditioned for the role of Laura Ingalls Wilder in the TV series Little House on the Prairie
(1974) and she was the only one whose screen test was sent to be considered at NBC Studios. It was Michael Landon
's daughter Leslie Landon
who told Melissa that she had won the role of Laura when the two of them stood in line at their school cafeteria.
High pitched voice