Melissa Gilbert and The Modern Prairie Life

The Jann Arden Podcast

21-04-2023 • 49 mins

This week's special guest is Melissa Gilbert; an Emmy-winning, Golden Globe-nominated actor, director, producer, and New York Times Best-Selling author. Melissa’s career began at the age of 2 appearing in commercials and guest spots.  Melissa achieved iconic status by the age of 19 after a 10-year run on the television classic Little House On The Prairie where she played the role of Laura Ingalls Wilder.  She has starred in over fifty television movies and feature films including The Miracle Worker, The Diary of Anne Frank and Splendor in the Grass. As an author, Melissa has penned four best-selling books; Prairie Tale: A Memoir (New York Times Best Seller) Daisy and Josephine, My Prairie Cookbook and Back To the Prairie: A Home Remade, A Life Rediscovered. Keep up with Melissa and listen to her podcast, The Knitty Gritty Podcast, on her website: