Hersha Parady Biography

Updated On Jun 14, 2019 Published On Jun 14, 2019
Facts of Hersha Parady
Date of Birth: 1945 , May-25
Birth Nation: United States
Name Hersha Parady
Birth Name Betty Sandhoff
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $3 million
Eye Color Grey
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Married to John Peverall
Children 1
Divorce John Peverall
Education Berea High School
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Hersha Parady is an American-Hungarian actress best known for appearing in Little House on the Prairie. She has also appeared in movies such as ABC Weekend SpecialsHyper Sapien: People from Another Star, Mannix, and Bearcats!

Early Life

Hersha Parady was born as Betty Sandhoff on May 25, 1945, in Ohio, the United States of America, under the birth sign Gemini.

Details about her childhood including family, parents and siblings are not available. She is of American-Hungarian nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

As for her education, she has studied at Berea High School.


Hersha Parady started acting career at the age of 14 in Cleveland area theatrical productions. She moved west in the early 1970s to pursue her acting career and eventually played in a touring production of A Streetcar Named Desire alongside Jon Voight.

She played the role of Alice Garvey in Little House on the Prairie alongside Melissa Gilbert, Melissa Sue Anderson, Karen Grassle and Jonathan Gilbert in 1977.

She appeared on the NBC hit series until 1980 when she was killed on-screen in a fire accident. She has also guest-starred in Mannix, Bearcats! and The Waltons.

Her other television and film credits include The $5.20 an Hour Dream, Hyper Sapien: People from Another Star and ABC Weekend Specials.

Personal Life

Hersha Parady is a married woman. She has been married to an Oscar-winning producer John Peverall.

The couple first met in Los Angeles, fell in love and eventually started dating. They later tied the knot but after a few years of marriage, they got a divorce.

The film producer died on October 3, 2009. The former couple shared a son, who serves in the US Navy, together.

As of 2019, the actress resides in Florida. She has a good friend of Richard Bull, who died on February 3, 2014, and her Little House on the Prairie co-star Katherine MacGregor, who passed away last year.

Net Worth

Being one of the most renowned and successful Hollywood actors, Hersha Parady has earned a decent amount of money from film and television industries.

As for her salary, it's unknown how much money she used to get from her acting career, but according to some online sources, she has an estimated net worth of approx. $3 million.

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Age : 74 Years Old

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Born in Ohio, USA

May 25 , 1945

Actress Hersha Parady was born as Betty Sandhoff on May 25, 1945, in Ohio, the United States of America.

Appeared in Little House on the Prairie


Harsha Para portrayed Alice Garvey in Little House on the Prairie alongside Melissa Gilbert and Melissa Sue Anderson in 1977.

Death of Husband John Peverall

October 3 , 2009

Hersha Parady was married to her film producer husband John Peverall died on October 3, 2009. The pair were divorced at the time.

Net Worth $3 million


According to some online sources, Hersha Parady has an estimated net worth of approx. $3 million, as of 2019.