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Melissa Gilbert

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Melissa Gilbert Biography

Melissa Gilbert is an Emmy winning, Golden Globe nominated actor, director, producer, and NY Times Best Selling author. As a producer her recent film Guest Artist, written by and starring Jeff Daniels premiered in 2019 at The Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

As an actress Gilbert's career began at the age of 2 appearing in commercials and guest spots. Gilbert achieved iconic status by the age of 19 after a 10 year run on the television classic Little House On The Prairie ( Golden Globe Nomination). She has starred in over fifty television movies and feature films including The Miracle Worker (Emmy Nomination), The Diary of Anne Frank and Splendor in the Grass. Her television series credits include Little House on the Prairie (Golden Globe Nomination, 2 Young Artist Awards), Sweet Justice, Stand By Your Man and Secrets and Lies for ABC. Her company, Halfpint Productions, produced several films including The Miracle Worker (Emmy Award).

Gilbert made her stage debut in 1979 as Helen Keller in "The Miracle Worker". A member of the legendary Actor's Studio, Gilbert's other professional theater credits include Laura in Glass Menagerie, Elma Duckworth in Bus Stop, Melissa Gardner in Love Letters, and Rose White, a role she created, in "A Shayna Maidel," (Outer Critic's Circle Award and Theater World Award). In 2008 Gilbert also created the role of Ma in the Guthrie Theater's presentation of Little House on the Prairie:The Musical, and toured north America the following year. In 2014 Gilbert played M'Lynn in a production of Steel Magnolias at the Totem Pole Playhouse. Gilbert's off Broadway credits include If Only:A Love Story at the Cherry Lane, The Dead 1904 with the Irish Repertory Company and My Brilliant Divorce at the New Ohio Theater. Most recently Gilbert starred in the premiere of the critically acclaimed play When Harry Met Rehab at the Greenhouse theater center in Chicago.

As an author Gilbert has penned three best-selling books; Prairie Tale: A Memoir (New York Times Best Seller) Daisy and Josephine, a children's book and My Prairie Cookbook. Her fourth book, Back To the Prairie: A Home Remade, A Life Rediscovered, written for Simon and Schuster's Gallery Books, will be released in May of 2022.

In 1996, Gilbert made her television directing debut with the ABC after school special "Me and My Hormones."

Gilbert was president of Screen Actors Guild for two terms 2001-2004. She served on the executive council of the AFL-CIO, The California Film Commission and in 2016 was the democratic nominee for Michigan's 8th congressional district.

In 2015 Gilbert and her husband Timothy Busfield co-starred, co-wrote and co-produced the multi-award winning short film" One Smart Fellow".

Gilbert was honored with the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce's Lifetime Achievement Award and when she was twenty-one, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Gilbert is very proud to tell people that her star is just a short walk from her father's. She is the proud mother/stepmother of six sons and one stepdaughter. She is also grandmother/step-grandmother to her absolutely perfect, brilliant grandchildren, Lulabelle, Ruby, Eli, Vito, Aury, Bowen and Ripley .

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    Booking fees for Melissa Gilbert, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Melissa Gilbert, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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Melissa Gilbert Biography

Melissa Gilbert is an Emmy winning, Golden Globe nominated actor, director, producer, and NY Times Best Selling author. As a producer her recent film Guest Artist, written by and starring Jeff Daniels premiered in 2019 at The Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

As an actress Gilbert's career began at the age of 2 appearing in commercials and guest spots. Gilbert achieved iconic status by the age of 19 after a 10 year run on the television classic Little House On The Prairie ( Golden Globe Nomination). She has starred in over fifty television movies and feature films including The Miracle Worker (Emmy Nomination), The Diary of Anne Frank and Splendor in the Grass. Her television series credits include Little House on the Prairie (Golden Globe Nomination, 2 Young Artist Awards), Sweet Justice, Stand By Your Man and Secrets and Lies for ABC. Her company, Halfpint Productions, produced several films including The Miracle Worker (Emmy Award).

Gilbert made her stage debut in 1979 as Helen Keller in "The Miracle Worker". A member of the legendary Actor's Studio, Gilbert's other professional theater credits include Laura in Glass Menagerie, Elma Duckworth in Bus Stop, Melissa Gardner in Love Letters, and Rose White, a role she created, in "A Shayna Maidel," (Outer Critic's Circle Award and Theater World Award). In 2008 Gilbert also created the role of Ma in the Guthrie Theater's presentation of Little House on the Prairie:The Musical, and toured north America the following year. In 2014 Gilbert played M'Lynn in a production of Steel Magnolias at the Totem Pole Playhouse. Gilbert's off Broadway credits include If Only:A Love Story at the Cherry Lane, The Dead 1904 with the Irish Repertory Company and My Brilliant Divorce at the New Ohio Theater. Most recently Gilbert starred in the premiere of the critically acclaimed play When Harry Met Rehab at the Greenhouse theater center in Chicago.

As an author Gilbert has penned three best-selling books; Prairie Tale: A Memoir (New York Times Best Seller) Daisy and Josephine, a children's book and My Prairie Cookbook. Her fourth book, Back To the Prairie: A Home Remade, A Life Rediscovered, written for Simon and Schuster's Gallery Books, will be released in May of 2022.

In 1996, Gilbert made her television directing debut with the ABC after school special "Me and My Hormones."

Gilbert was president of Screen Actors Guild for two terms 2001-2004. She served on the executive council of the AFL-CIO, The California Film Commission and in 2016 was the democratic nominee for Michigan's 8th congressional district.

In 2015 Gilbert and her husband Timothy Busfield co-starred, co-wrote and co-produced the multi-award winning short film" One Smart Fellow".

Gilbert was honored with the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce's Lifetime Achievement Award and when she was twenty-one, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Gilbert is very proud to tell people that her star is just a short walk from her father's. She is the proud mother/stepmother of six sons and one stepdaughter. She is also grandmother/step-grandmother to her absolutely perfect, brilliant grandchildren, Lulabelle, Ruby, Eli, Vito, Aury, Bowen and Ripley .

Melissa Gilbert Videos

  • Melissa Gilbert Shares Her Struggles With Body Image In Hollywood ...
    Jun 20, 2018 ... While Melissa Gilbert says she never felt pressure to look a certain way as a star of “Little House on the Prairie,” her...
  • Inside Melissa Gilbert's Home | Where Are They Now
  • Daytime TV - Melissa Gilbert talks about her life and career - YouTube

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  • How to book Melissa Gilbert?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Melissa Gilbert for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Melissa Gilbert, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Melissa Gilbert or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Melissa Gilbert?

    Booking fees for Melissa Gilbert, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Melissa Gilbert, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Melissa Gilbert?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Melissa Gilbert for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Melissa Gilbert for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Melissa Gilbert or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Melissa Gilbert or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Melissa Gilbert is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Melissa Gilbert for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Melissa Gilbert generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Nia Vardalos, Marlee Matlin, Fran Drescher, Kate Mulgrew and Alicia Silverstone. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Melissa Gilbert for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Melissa Gilbert Speaker Videos

  • Melissa Gilbert Shares Her Struggles With Body Image In Hollywood ...
    Jun 20, 2018 ... While Melissa Gilbert says she never felt pressure to look a certain way as a star of “Little House on the Prairie,” her perspective changed as ...
    Inside Melissa Gilbert's Home | Where Are They Now
  • Daytime TV - Melissa Gilbert talks about her life and career - YouTube
    Melissa Gilbert on the final episode of "Little House on the Prairie ...

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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