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Born: May 8, 1964 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1967:
Film acting debut, "The Reluctant Astronaut"
1974:
Won the role of Laura Ingalls Wilder, over 500 other young actresses, on the NBC series "Little House on the Prairie"; series co-starred Michael Landon
1977:
TV-movie debut, "Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A." (NBC)
1979:
Provided the voice of Clara for the animated film "Nutcracker Fantasy"
1979:
First produced the TV-movie, "The Miracle Worker" (NBC); played Helen Keller to Patty Duke's Anne Sullivan
1983:
Reunited with Landon and cast to reprise her role in NBC made-for-television movies, "Little House: Look Back to Yesterday" (1983), "Little House: Bless All the Dear Children" (1983) and "Little House: The Last Farewell" (1984)
1985:
Played a 16-year-old orphan in the family drama "Sylvester"
1992:
Cast as a regular on the Fox comedy series "Stand By Your Man"
1993:
Co-starred with husband Bruce Boxleitner in the NBC movie "House of Secrets"
1995:
Played the title role in the NBC adaptation of Danielle Steel's "Zoya"
1996:
Cast as Anna Sheridan on two episodes of "Babylon 5" (TNT) opposite husband Bruce Boxleitner
1996:
Directed sister Sara in the ABC Afterschool Special "Me and My Hormones"
1997:
Headlined the TV-movie "Seduction in a Small Town" (ABC)
1999:
Portrayed a widow in the CBS TV-movie "The Soul Collector"
2000:
Played the title role in the CBS TV-movie "A Vision of Murder: The Story of Donielle"
2001:
Appeared as the victim of a stalker in "Sanctuary" (CBS)
2001:
Beat Valerie Harper for the Screen Actors Guild presidency; re-elected in 2003
2003:
Co-starred with Farrah Fawcett and Robin Givens in "Hollywood Wives: The New Generation" (CBS), based on the Jackie Collins book
2006:
Played a patient looking to reconstruct her nipples after committing zoophilia with her dog on a season 4 episode of "Nip/Tuck" (FX)
2009:
Cast as Caroline 'Ma' Ingalls in the national tour of "Little House on the Prairie"
2009:
Published autobiography <i>Prairie Tale: A Memoir</i>
2012:
Competed on the 14th season of "Dancing with the Stars" (ABC)

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