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Melissa Sue Anderson - From Commercial to TV Series

Published Mon Jul 26 2021 By Aashika
Melissa Sue Anderson - From Commercial to TV Series

Melissa Sue Anderson is an actress who has been contributing in Hollywood since 1972. She got immense fame after appearing as Mary Ingalls in the drama series "Little House on the Prairie". 

The actress came into this world on 26th September 1962 and her birthplace is Berkeley California, United States. Her parents are James and Marion Anderson. She was raised with her elder sister, Maureen Anderson. 

Let's dig into some more interesting information about her. 

What's Her Net Worth?

Melissa Sue Anderson has a whopping amount of net worth which is $1.5 million. She is a successful actress in Hollywood through which she earned an impressive income. In 1972, her first debut came from the series "Bewitched".  

Then, appeared on some series but breakthrough the drama television series "Little House on the Prairie". The actress has worked in numerous movies and series such as "Veronica Mars", "Far North", "Chattanooga Choo Choo", "Marco Polo", "Hotel", "Dark Mansions", and so on. 

Melissa Anderson is the child actress in the series "Little House on the Prairie".
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Won Several Awards

The talented actress has been honored with awards for her outstanding acting skills. She won the "Day Time Emmy Award", "TP de Oro, Spain", and "Western Heritage Award".  Likewise, the nominee of "Young Artist Award", "TV Land Awards", "Primetime Emmy Award", and so on. 

As An Author

Not only known for working in front of the camera, but the actress is also an author. She is the writer of "The Way I See It: A Look Back at My Life on Little House", which was published in 2010. In the book, she has told how she became an actress and got a career break at the age of eleven. 

Melissa Sue Anderson's book "The Way I See It: A Look Back at My Life on Little House".
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Married To A Writer 

At the age of 28, Melissa Sue Anderson walked into the aisle with Michael Sloan on 17th March 1990. He is a renowned writer and producer of Hollywood whose work can be seen in "The Equalizer", "The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysterious", and so on. 

Since then the couple has been together and are happy with each other. Their marriage has been 31 years but has love like their past which is a strength about their long-term married life.

A wedding picture of Melissa Anderson and her husband Michael Sloan.
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Mama of Two Children 

With her husband, Anderson welcomed two adorable children. In February 1991, she gave birth to her daughter, Piper Sloan. She completed her education at the American University in International Communication. Piper has already got married to her long-term boyfriend, Jeb Harmon in 2016. 

Likewise, in June 1996 her son, Griffin Sloan was born. He is a director and screenwriter like his father and has worked in some movies and series. Apart from it, there are no details about his personal life. 

An adorable family picture of Melissa Anderson, Michael Sloan, Piper Sloan, and Griffin Sloan.  

Maintain Personal Life 

Being a celebrity, the legendary actress keeps some distance from the media. She has always been silent when it comes to her personal life. Anderson is currently living a private life with her family and is less spotted in front of the camera. 

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