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“What occurred to Melissa Sue Anderson? Find out who and what she’s been up to.

Melissa Sue Anderson, born on September 26, 1962, in Berkeley, California, is a well-known actress recognized for her role as Mary Ingalls in the television series “Little House on the Prairie” during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Raised in Los Angeles after her family’s move, Anderson began her entertainment career with commercials and guest appearances on shows like “Bewitched” and “The Brady Bunch.”

Her breakthrough came with the role of Mary Ingalls, a character she portrayed for eight years until the end of the seventh season. After leaving the series, she expanded her career with roles in films such as “Happy Birthday to Me,” “The Equalizer,” “Murder, She Wrote,” and “CHiPs.”

Anderson also delved into production, working as an associate producer on a 1990 television episode. Her career highlights include induction into the Western Performers Hall of Fame in 1998 and a role in the short-lived sitcom “Partners” in 1999.

In the later phases of her acting career, Anderson’s appearances were limited, with notable roles in the 2006 miniseries “10.5 Apocalypse” and an uncredited role in “Veronica Mars” in 2014. Her autobiography, “The Way I See It: A Look Back at My Life on Little House,” provides a glimpse into her experiences as a child star.

Having moved to Montreal in 2002, Anderson and her family became naturalized Canadians in 2007. She later shifted her focus to being a stay-at-home mom, prioritizing family care over her acting career. In an interview, she reflected on the challenges of portraying a blind character in “Little House on the Prairie,” offering insights into her acting journey.

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