6 wins & 3 nominations.
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With a Vengeance
Jenna King / Valerie Tanner (as Melissa Gilbert Brinkman)
Dr. Kristine Lipton (as Melissa Gilbert-Brinkman)
Gina / Jennifer (as Melissa Gilbert-Brinkman)
(9/10/08-10/10/08) Stage: Appeared (as "Ma") in "Little House on the Prairie, The Musical". Adapted by Laura Ingalls Wilder
from her novel. Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, NJ. Adapted for the stage and directed by Francesca Zambello
, book by Rachel Sheinkin, original score by Rachel Portman
, lyrics by Donna di Novelli. NOTE: ...
1 Print Biography |
2 Interviews |
3 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
Melissa Gilbert Brinkman | Melissa Gilbert-Boxleitner | Melissa Gilbert-Brinkman
5' 3" (1.6 m)
Did You Know?
[on what it's like to be famous]: For months you've referred to me as your hero, but it's easy to be brave when I have you to come home to, and hide behind, and hold on to. I wish you the happiest birthday ever... . Let's eat!
Adopted half-sister of Sara Gilbert
. Sara is the natural daughter of Barbara Cowan
and Harold Abeles. Cowan and late husband Paul Gilbert
together adopted Melissa and Jonathan Gilbert
(they are not biologically related to each other). Sara took her stepfather's surname when she began acting in 1984.