Little House on the Prairie (TV series)

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Little House on the Prairie (known as Little House: A New Beginning in its final season) is an American western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, Karen Grassle, and Melissa Sue Anderson, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.wikipedia
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Michael Landon

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Little House on the Prairie (known as Little House: A New Beginning in its final season) is an American western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, Karen Grassle, and Melissa Sue Anderson, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.
He is known for his roles as Little Joe Cartwright in Bonanza (1959–1973), Charles Ingalls in Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983), and Jonathan Smith in Highway to Heaven (1984–1989).

Melissa Gilbert

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Little House on the Prairie (known as Little House: A New Beginning in its final season) is an American western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, Karen Grassle, and Melissa Sue Anderson, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.
From 1974 to 1984, she starred as Laura Ingalls Wilder, the second oldest daughter of Charles Ingalls (played by Michael Landon) on the NBC series Little House on the Prairie.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

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The show is an adaptation of Laura Ingalls Wilder's best-selling series of Little House books.
During the 1970s and early 1980s, the television series Little House on the Prairie was loosely based on the Little House books, and starred Melissa Gilbert as Laura and Michael Landon as her father, Charles Ingalls.

Melissa Sue Anderson

Little House on the Prairie (known as Little House: A New Beginning in its final season) is an American western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, Karen Grassle, and Melissa Sue Anderson, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.
Anderson is known for her role as Mary Ingalls on the NBC drama series Little House on the Prairie, on which she starred from 1974 until 1981.

Little House on the Prairie

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The show is an adaptation of Laura Ingalls Wilder's best-selling series of Little House books.
The Little House books have been adapted for stage or screen more than once, most successfully as the American television series Little House on the Prairie, which ran from 1974 to 1983.

Charles Ingalls

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Landon agreed on the condition that he could also play Charles Ingalls.
He is depicted as the character "Pa" in the books and the television series.

Ed Friendly

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Television producer and NBC executive Ed Friendly became aware of the story in the early 1970s.
He was responsible for creating the television programs Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, Little House on the Prairie, and Backstairs at the White House.

Karen Grassle

Little House on the Prairie (known as Little House: A New Beginning in its final season) is an American western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, Karen Grassle, and Melissa Sue Anderson, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.
Karen Trust Grassle (born February 25, 1942) is an American actress, known for her role as Caroline Ingalls, the wife of Michael Landon's character and the mother of Melissa Sue Anderson’s and Melissa Gilbert's character, in the NBC television drama series Little House on the Prairie.

Little House on the Prairie (film)

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The regular series was preceded by a two-hour pilot movie, which first aired on March 30, 1974.
Little House on the Prairie is a 1974 American made-for-television film which served as the pilot to the Little House on the Prairie TV series.

Walnut Grove, Minnesota

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Little House on the Prairie (known as Little House: A New Beginning in its final season) is an American western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, Karen Grassle, and Melissa Sue Anderson, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.
The name "Walnut Grove" was also used in the Little House on the Prairie television series; however, the program was filmed in California.

Matthew Labyorteaux

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Matthew Labyorteaux as Albert (Quinn) Ingalls (seasons 5–8, 9, one Post-series movie)
He may be best known for portraying Albert Quinn Ingalls on Little House on the Prairie from 1978–83.

Richard Bull (actor)

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Richard Bull as Nels Oleson
He was best known for his performance as "Doc" on Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea and Nels Oleson on Little House on the Prairie.

Mr. Edwards

Isaiah Edwards
Other essential characters include the Oleson family: Nels, proprietor of the town's general store, Oleson's Mercantile; his malicious, gossiping wife, Harriet, who runs the Mercantile with him; and their three children, Nellie, Willie, and Nancy; Isaiah Edwards, Grace Snider Edwards and their three children; the Garvey family, Jonathan, Alice, and Andy; Rev. Robert Alden; Lars Hanson, the town's founder and proprietor of the town's mill; and Dr. Hiram Baker, the town's physician. Victor French as Isaiah Edwards (seasons 1–3, 6, 8–9, three Post-series movies)
His character was later adapted for the NBC television show, Little House on the Prairie and given the name "Isaiah Edwards."

NBC

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Television producer and NBC executive Ed Friendly became aware of the story in the early 1970s.
However, despite the success of such new shows as the NBC Mystery Movie, Sanford and Son, Chico and the Man, Little House on the Prairie, The Midnight Special, The Rockford Files, Police Woman and Emergency!, as well as continued success from veterans like The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and The Wonderful World of Disney, the network entered a slump in the middle of the decade.

Katherine MacGregor

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Katherine MacGregor as Harriet Oleson
Katherine "Scottie" MacGregor (born Dorlee Deane McGregor; January 12, 1925 – November 13, 2018) was an American actress, best known for her role as Harriet Oleson in Little House on the Prairie.

Victor French

Victor French as Isaiah Edwards (seasons 1–3, 6, 8–9, three Post-series movies)
He is remembered for roles on the television programs Little House on the Prairie, Highway to Heaven and Carter Country.

Dabbs Greer

Dabbs Greer as Rev. Robert Alden
With hundreds of guest appearances on episodes of numerous television series, Greer may be best remembered as a series regular as Coach Ossie Weiss in the sitcom Hank and as a series regular as the Reverend Robert Alden in Little House on the Prairie.

Kevin Hagen

Kevin Hagen as Dr. Hiram Baker
Kevin Hagen (April 3, 1928 – July 9, 2005) was an American actor best known for his role as Dr. Hiram Baker on NBC's Little House on the Prairie.

Lindsay and Sidney Greenbush

Lindsay and Sidney Greenbush as Carrie Ingalls (seasons 1–8)
Rachel Lindsay Rene Bush and Sidney Robyn Danae Bush (born May 25, 1970, Los Angeles) are former child actresses, best known for their combined (alternating) role as Carrie Ingalls, in the drama series Little House on the Prairie.

Charlotte Stewart

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Charlotte Stewart as Eva Beadle Simms (seasons 1–4)
She is most famous for her role as the schoolmarm 'Miss Beadle' on Little House on the Prairie and her work with director David Lynch.

Alison Arngrim

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Alison Arngrim as Nellie Oleson Dalton (seasons 1-7, 9)
Beginning her television career at the age of twelve, Arngrim is a Young Artist Award–Former Child Star "Lifetime Achievement" Award honoree, best known for her portrayal of Nellie Oleson on the NBC television series Little House on the Prairie from 1974 to 1981.

Kyle Richards

Kyle Richards as Alicia (Sanderson) Edwards (seasons 2–3, 6, 8)
She began her career as a child actress, appearing in a recurring role on Little House on the Prairie, and in several horror films, including The Car (1977), Tobe Hooper's Eaten Alive (1977), and John Carpenter's Halloween (1978).

Patrick Labyorteaux

Patrick Labyorteaux as Andrew "Andy" Garvey (seasons 4–7)
In many of his earlier credits, his last name is spelled as "Laborteaux". He is best known for his roles of Andrew "Andy" Garvey on the NBC series Little House on the Prairie as well as Bud Roberts on the CBS series JAG and NCIS.

Ketty Lester

Ketty Lester as Hester-Sue Terhune (seasons 5–9)
Ketty Lester (born Revoyda Frierson; August 16, 1934) is an American singer and actress known for her 1962 hit single "Love Letters", which reached the top 5 of the charts in the U.S. and the U.K. She also is known for her role as Hester-Sue Terhune on the American television series Little House on the Prairie.

Merlin Olsen

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Merlin Olsen as Jonathan Garvey (seasons 4–7)
As an actor, he portrayed farmer Jonathan Garvey on Little House on the Prairie.