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Melissa Sue Anderson

Melissa Sue Anderson

A ballet student since grade school, Melissa Sue Anderson was 11 years old when she career-shifted from dancer to actress in the 1974 TV pilot film Little House on The Prairie. For the next nine seasons, Melissa Sue co-starred on the Little House series proper as the Ingalls family's eldest daughter Mary. During this period, she won an Emmy for her performance in "Which Mother Is Mine?", a 1979 ABC Afternoon Special offering. To avoid confusion with Little House co-star Melissa Gilbert, Ms. Anderson was tagged with the nickname "Missy," a cognomen that has stuck to this day. As a youngster, Melissa Sue Anderson expressed a desire to become a film director; as an adult, she remained an actress, appearing in such efforts as An Innocent Love (1982), First Affair (1983) and Chattanooga Choo Choo (1984). ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide


Melissa Sue Anderson Trivia

When was Melissa Sue Anderson born?
Melissa Sue Anderson date of birth: September 26, 1962

What role did Melissa Sue Anderson play in Happy Birthday to Me?
Melissa Sue Anderson played Virginia in Happy Birthday to Me

Who did Melissa Sue Anderson portray in Little House on the Prairie: Season 07?
Melissa Sue Anderson was Mary Ingalls Kendall in Little House on the Prairie: Season 07

Who did Melissa Sue Anderson play in Little House on the Prairie: Season 06?
Melissa Sue Anderson was Mary Ingalls Kendall in Little House on the Prairie: Season 06

What role did Melissa Sue Anderson portray in Little House on the Prairie: Season 05?
Melissa Sue Anderson played Mary Ingalls in Little House on the Prairie: Season 05

Who did Melissa Sue Anderson play in Little House on the Prairie: Season 04?
Melissa Sue Anderson was Mary Ingalls in Little House on the Prairie: Season 04

Who did Melissa Sue Anderson portray in Little House on the Prairie: Season 03?
Melissa Sue Anderson was Mary Ingalls in Little House on the Prairie: Season 03

What role did Melissa Sue Anderson play in Little House on the Prairie: Season 02?
Melissa Sue Anderson played Mary Ingalls in Little House on the Prairie: Season 02

Who did Melissa Sue Anderson portray in Little House on the Prairie: Season 01?
Melissa Sue Anderson was Mary Ingalls in Little House on the Prairie: Season 01



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