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Melissa Gilbert Brinkman | Melissa Gilbert-Boxleitner | Melissa Gilbert-Brinkman
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[on her on- and off-screen chemistry with Michael Landon
, who played Charles Ingalls]: He was very much like a 'second father' to me. My own father passed away when I was 11, so, without really officially announcing it, Michael really stepped in.
Delivered the eulogy at the memorial service for her friend and mentor, Patty Duke, on April 16, 2016. Duke was Annie Sullivan to Gilbert's Helen Keller in the 1979 production of The Miracle Worker. Similarly, in June 2005, Patty Duke gave the eulogy at Anne Bancroft's memorial service. Bancroft was Annie Sullivan to Duke's Helen Keller in the original Miracle Worker in 1962.