Melissa Sue Anderson

1962 - Today

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Melissa Sue Anderson (born September 26, 1962) is an American-Canadian actress. She began her career as a child actress after appearing in several commercials in Los Angeles. Anderson is known for her role as Mary Ingalls in the NBC drama series Little House on the Prairie (1974–1981), for which she received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Melissa Sue Anderson has received more than 3,455,420 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Melissa Sue Anderson is the 1,886th most popular actor (up from 1,967th in 2019), the 3,260th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,393rd in 2019) and the 919th most popular American Actor.

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  • 3.5M

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  • 63.81

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  • 22

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  • 5.19

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  • 2.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Melissa Sue Anderson ranks 1,886 out of 10,030Before her are Thelma Ritter, Red Buttons, Tom Hulce, Lisa Bonet, Wayne Knight, and Clancy Brown. After her are Mikhail Ulyanov, Siegfried Rauch, Jean Lefebvre, Marla Maples, Chris O'Donnell, and Marton Csokas.

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Among people born in 1962, Melissa Sue Anderson ranks 81Before her are Hillel Slovak, Ally McCoist, Matt Cameron, Marie Trintignant, Joan Cusack, and Liza Marklund. After her are Alain Robert, Antti Rinne, Tommy Lee, Sheryl Crow, Bassel al-Assad, and Gina Gershon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Melissa Sue Anderson ranks 3,260 out of 15,968Before her are Muggsy Bogues (1965), Lisa Bonet (1967), Marc Jacobs (1963), Wayne Knight (1955), Paul Goodman (1911), and Clancy Brown (1959). After her are Pink (1979), Charlie Christian (1916), Edward R. Murrow (1908), William Klein (1928), Marla Maples (1963), and Chris O'Donnell (1970).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Melissa Sue Anderson ranks 919Before her are Thelma Ritter (1902), Red Buttons (1919), Tom Hulce (1953), Lisa Bonet (1967), Wayne Knight (1955), and Clancy Brown (1959). After her are Marla Maples (1963), Chris O'Donnell (1970), Ona Munson (1903), Dabbs Greer (1917), Kevin James (1965), and Kate Hudson (1979).

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