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Date of Birth: 1962 , September-26
Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name Melissa Sue Anderson
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Berkeley
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $1.5 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Face Color White
Famous for Mary Ingalls
Married Yes
Married to Michael Sloan (m. 1990)
Children Piper Sloan, Griffin Sloan
Books Way I See It: A Look Back at My Life on Little House, MORE

Quick Timeline of Melissa Sue Anderson

1962 Born in Berkeley, California
1990 Married with Michael Sloan
2010 She released her autobiography entitled The Way I See It - A Look Back at My Life on
1980 she earned 'TP de Oro' Award
1976 She was appeared in The Loneliest Runner
2018 Net Worth

Detail Timeline of Melissa Sue Anderson

September 26 , 1962

Born in Berkeley, California

Melissa sue Anderson is an American-Canadian actress was born in the year 1962, in the month of September 26, in Berkeley, California. She was the younger of two daughters. When she was 7, the family move to Southern California.

1990

Married with Michael Sloan

In the year 1990, Anderson married Michael Sloan, a writer, producer, and director. The couple had two children: daughter Piper, born in 1991, and son Griffin, born in 1996. Anderson soon decided to focus on motherhood instead of acting. 

2010

She released her autobiography entitled The Way I See It - A Look Back at My Life on

In 2010, Anderson released her autobiography entitled The Way I See It - A Look Back at My Life on Little House. The book, which is primarily based on her life during her years as a child star on The Little House On The Prairie, contains behind-the-scenes stories and anecdotes about the show itself, its stars, guest stars, and crew members.

1980

she earned 'TP de Oro' Award

In 1980, Anderson earned a 'TP de Oro' Award (considered to be Spain's most prestigious award for television) for 'Best Foreign Actress' for her role in Little House on the Prairie. This followed a successful visit to Spain in 1979 to appear as a guest on RTVE's program, 625 Lineas.

1976

She was appeared in The Loneliest Runner

In 1976, Michael Landon asked Anderson if she would appear in his autobiographical film, The Loneliest Runner. Anderson agreed to play Nancy Rizzi, the first girlfriend of John Curtis (based on Landon and played by Lance Kerwin).

2018

Net Worth

As of 2018, Melissa Sue Anderson' net worth is reported to be around $1.5 million. She definitely has earned a huge amount of money from her professional acting career.

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Melissa Sue Anderson is an American-Canadian actress who came into the spotlight after appearing in NBC' drama series Little House on the Prairie and movie Happy Birthday to Me in 1981.

Melissa Sue Anderson was born on September 26, 1962, in Berkeley, California. She was the younger of two daughters of her parents; father James Anderson and mother Marion Anderson. She is of American-Canadian nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Melissa was only thirteen years old when her parents got divorced. Later, she was raised Roman Catholic by her mother. When she was seven years old, her family moved to Southern California.

Due to her asthma problem, Anderson was encouraged to get involved in activities such as dance class; it was one of her dance teachers who encouraged her to take acting lessons.

Melissa Sue Anderson started her professional acting career in the early 1970s.  She began her career as a child actress. She is known for her role as Mary Ingalls on the NBC drama series ‘Little House on the Prairie.’ She won an Emmy Award in 1979 for his performance in ABC Afterschool Special’s episode, 'Which Mother Is Mine?'.

After that, Anderson continued her acting career in several television shows like The Equalizer, The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Murder and more. She was also the associate producer for Where Pigeons Go to Die

Melissa was inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Talking about her personal life in 1990, she got married to Michael Sloan; a writer, producer, and director. The couple is blessed with two children in total. Their first child, daughter Piper was born in 1991, and second child, son Griffin was born in 1996.

Now, Michael and Melissa are living a healthy married with no rumors of divorce and separation issues swirling all around.

Melissa stands 5 feet 2 inches tall and her weight is around 56 kg. Blue eyes and blonde hair is her distinctive characters.

As of 2018, Melissa Sue Anderson' net worth is reported to be around $1.5 million. She definitely has earned a huge amount of money from her professional acting career.