Film acting debut, "The Reluctant Astronaut"
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
TV-movie debut, "Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A." (NBC)
Provided the voice of Clara for the animated film "Nutcracker Fantasy"
First produced the TV-movie, "The Miracle Worker" (NBC); played Helen Keller to Patty Duke's Anne Sullivan
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)
Played a 16-year-old orphan in the family drama "Sylvester"
Cast as a regular on the Fox comedy series "Stand By Your Man"
Co-starred with husband Bruce Boxleitner in the NBC movie "House of Secrets"
Played the title role in the NBC adaptation of Danielle Steel's "Zoya"
Cast as Anna Sheridan on two episodes of "Babylon 5" (TNT) opposite husband Bruce Boxleitner
Directed sister Sara in the ABC Afterschool Special "Me and My Hormones"
Headlined the TV-movie "Seduction in a Small Town" (ABC)
Portrayed a widow in the CBS TV-movie "The Soul Collector"
Played the title role in the CBS TV-movie "A Vision of Murder: The Story of Donielle"
Appeared as the victim of a stalker in "Sanctuary" (CBS)
Beat Valerie Harper for the Screen Actors Guild presidency; re-elected in 2003
Co-starred with Farrah Fawcett and Robin Givens in "Hollywood Wives: The New Generation" (CBS), based on the Jackie Collins book
Played a patient looking to reconstruct her nipples after committing zoophilia with her dog on a season 4 episode of "Nip/Tuck" (FX)
Cast as Caroline 'Ma' Ingalls in the national tour of "Little House on the Prairie"
Published autobiography <i>Prairie Tale: A Memoir</i>
Competed on the 14th season of "Dancing with the Stars" (ABC)