Melissa Gilbert

1964 - Today

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Melissa Ellen Gilbert (born May 8, 1964) is an American actress, television director, producer, politician and former president of the Screen Actors Guild. Gilbert began her career as a child actress in the late 1960s, appearing in numerous commercials and guest starring roles on television. From 1974 to 1983, she starred as Laura Ingalls Wilder, the second oldest daughter of Charles Ingalls (played by Michael Landon) on the NBC series Little House on the Prairie. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Melissa Gilbert has received more than 7,818,013 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Melissa Gilbert is the 1,719th most popular actor (down from 1,686th in 2019), the 2,999th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,991st in 2019) and the 845th most popular American Actor.

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  • 7.8M

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  • 64.36

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  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Melissa Gilbert ranks 1,719 out of 10,030Before her are Brad Dexter, Peter van Eyck, Tom Bosley, Sandra Dee, Abdellatif Kechiche, and Luis Guzmán. After her are Álvaro Morte, Harrison Ford, Dean Jones, Alisa Freindlich, Chus Lampreave, and Benjamin Bratt.

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Among people born in 1964, Melissa Gilbert ranks 77Before her are Mary-Louise Parker, Maggie Cheung, Rudi Garcia, Mehriban Aliyeva, Crispin Glover, and Laura Linney. After her are Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Jorginho, Christian Louboutin, Tommi Mäkinen, Jordi Sànchez, and Kamala Harris.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Melissa Gilbert ranks 2,999 out of 15,968Before her are Tom Bosley (1927), George Lincoln Rockwell (1918), Sandra Dee (1942), David Farragut (1801), Zack Snyder (1966), and Tracey Adams (1958). After her are Sam Giancana (1908), Harrison Ford (1884), Dean Jones (1931), T-Bone Walker (1910), Laurie Anderson (1947), and Margaret Bourke-White (1904).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Melissa Gilbert ranks 845Before her are Felicity Huffman (1962), David Arquette (1971), Vince Vaughn (1970), Brad Dexter (1917), Tom Bosley (1927), and Sandra Dee (1942). After her are Harrison Ford (1884), Dean Jones (1931), Benjamin Bratt (1963), James Hong (1929), Joan Bennett (1910), and Leon Russom (1941).

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