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Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867–1957)


Born Laura Elizabeth Ingalls in Wisconsin in 1867, she spent her childhood as a "pioneer girl, " settling in Wisconsin (twice), Missouri, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, and South Dakota by the time she was twelve years old. Her family stayed in South Dakota, or Dakota Territory as it was known, and in 1885, she married Almanzo Wilder. She called him "... See full bio »

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Little House on the Prairie
(1974-1983)
Jackanory
Jackanory Writer
(1966-1968)

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 2008 Almanzo Wilder: Life Before Laura (Video documentary) (books)
 2005 Little House on the Prairie (TV Mini-Series) (book - 6 episodes)
- The Ingalls' Journey: Part 2 (2005) ... (book)
- The Ingalls' Journey: Part 1 (2005) ... (book)
 1984 Little House: Bless All the Dear Children (TV Movie) (books)
 1984 Little House: The Last Farewell (TV Movie) (novels)
 1983 Little House: Look Back to Yesterday (TV Movie) (books)
  Little House on the Prairie (TV Series) (based upon the series of books "Little House" by - 203 episodes, 1974 - 1983) (based upon the "Little House" series of books by - 2 episodes, 1974 - 1981)
- Hello and Goodbye (1983) ... (based upon the series of books "Little House" by)
- May I Have This Dance (1983) ... (based upon the series of books "Little House" by)
- For the Love of Blanche (1983) ... (based upon the series of books "Little House" by)
- The Last Summer (1983) ... (based upon the series of books "Little House" by)
- A Child with No Name (1983) ... (based upon the series of books "Little House" by)
 1979 Little House Years (TV Movie) (novels)
 1975 Sôgen no shôjô Laura (TV Series) (novel)
 1966-1968 Jackanory (TV Series) (book - 10 episodes)
- Farmer Boy: Part 5 - Starlight (1968) ... (book)
- Farmer Boy: Part 3 - Independence (1968) ... (book)
- Farmer Boy: Part 1 - Winter (1968) ... (book)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: 'Little Town on the Prairie' (1941) (author) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 7 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »


Height:

4' 11" (1.5 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing.

Trivia:

The "Little House" books, although from Laura Ingalls Wilder's point of view, were all written in the third person. See more »

Nickname:

Beth

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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