Politics Although a California native, Gilbert moved to Michigan with her current husband in 2013.
She was the chair of the of the from 2008 until her death.
She was educated at , , where she became head girl, and then studied law at , graduating in the second class in 1962.
While in college, she participated in the production of Where's Charley, which toured through.
She hoped the film would revive her career after the damage she felt it had suffered while she was with Carradine, believing that the hippie label she had been given was a career impediment.
Synopsis Born on May 8, 1964, in Los Angeles, California, Melissa Gilbert first found acting success playing Laura Ingalls on the dramatic series Little House on the Prairie from 1974 to 1982.
On October 6, 1972, Hershey gave birth to their son, Free, who changed his name to Tom when he was nine years old.
She was a member of the from 1988 to 1990, a legal assessor of the and the , and a member of the from 1990.