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Stars in the House Reunites Little House on the Prairie's Melissa Gilbert, Alison Arngrim, Dean Butler, More March 18 and A 'Little House on the Prairie' Reboot Is Officially In the Works

Stars in the House Reunites Little House on the Prairie's Melissa Gilbert, Alison Arngrim, Dean Butler, More March 18 and A 'Little House on the Prairie' Reboot Is Officially In the Works. Last News:. A 'Little House on the Prairie' Reboot Is Officially In the Works and Stars in the...
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's Melissa Gilbert, Alison Arngrim, Dean Butler, More March 18

Stars in the House, the daily live streamed concert series created by Playbill correspondent and SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and producer James Wesley, continues its anniversary week of programming March 18 at 8 PM ET with an evening celebrating the classic 1974–1983 TV show Little House on the Prairie.
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‘Little House on the Prairie’: Melissa Sue Anderson Had an ‘Eerie Quality’ That Alison Arngrim Noticed When They First Met

Little House on the Prairie was a family show set in the 1800s. Because of its premise, the series’ producers hired multiple child actors, including Alison Arngrim and Melissa Sue Anderson. In her memoir, Confessions of a Prairie B*tch, the Nellie Oleson actor shared her first impression of Anderson. ‘Little...
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‘Little House on the Prairie’ Star Alison Arngrim Credits the Classic Show With Getting Her Through a Painful Childhood

For Little House on the Prairie star Alison Arngrim who portrayed insufferable Nellie Oleson on the historical television drama, the show was more than a simple job for her. Even though she started the series at the young age of 12, the program, she later admitted, was a respite for her from the abusive life she endured at home.
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‘Little House On the Prairie’: Melissa Gilbert and Alison Arngrim Once Said the Show ‘Tried to Take Our Childhoods’

Little House on the Prairie ran from 1974 to 1982. The show initially began with a pilot film, which premiered back in March 1974. From there, it turned into a weekly series, which focused on the Ingalls family as they raised their children in Minnesota. The show had several child stars — one of whom once revealed that the show “tried to take our childhoods.”
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‘Little House on the Prairie’: Alison Arngrim Said They Timed Filming Nellie’s ‘Most Cruel and Obnoxious’ Scenes When She Had Her Period

Nellie Oleson wasn’t a very likable character on Little House on the Prairie, in part because of Alison Arngrim’s believable performance. In her book, Confessions of a Prairie B*tch, Arngrim shared how she believed the show’s producers used her PMS to their advantage when they filmed Nellie scenes. Alison Arngrim...
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‘Little House on the Prairie’: Melissa Gilbert and Alison Arngrim Really ‘Beat the Crap Out of Each Other’ in This Iconic Laura and Nellie Fight Scene

Alison Arngrim, who played Nellie Oleson on Little House on the Prairie, was a notoriously bratty and rude character. Fans were surprised to hear that Arngrim and Melissa Gilbert, who played Laura Ingalls Wilder, were actually good friends in real life. In one scene from the show, Arngrim revealed that the two co-stars went to town when they acted out a fight, calling each other “every filthy name in the book.”
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‘Little House on the Prairie’: Alison Arngrim Had to Do This Self-Care Habit After Playing Nellie

If there’s any character that Little House on the Prairie fans loved to hate, it’s Nellie Oleson. Though Alison Arngrim originally auditioned for the role of Laura Ingalls, it’s clear that casting made the right decision when they cast her as the holy terror that was Nellie. But being the show’s bully wasn’t always easy for Arngrim. In fact, sometimes it proved to be very challenging.
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‘Little House on the Prairie’: Alison Arngrim Said This Cast Member ‘Really Didn’t Want to Be on the Show — It’s True’

While Little House on the Prairie has been off the air for decades, it still has a loving fan base. And few could forget the character of Nellie Oleson played by Alison Arngrim. The little girl was the exact opposite of Laura Ingalls, played by Melissa Gilbert. And the two characters created some seriously memorable scenes together in the TV series.
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‘Little House on the Prairie’: Why Alison Arngrim Said Cast Members Were Treated Like ‘Soldiers’ Rather Than ‘Princesses’

Little House on the Prairie made household names of several of the show’s youngest stars. On the air from 1974 to 1983, the historical drama often put the spotlight on Melissa Sue Anderson (Mary Ingalls), Melissa Gilbert (Laura Ingalls), and Alison Arngrim (Nellie Oleson). Created by Bonanza star Michael Landon,...
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‘Little House on the Prairie’: The 1 Episode That ‘Nellie’ Actor Alison Arngrim Thought Was ‘Pretty Bold’

Alison Arngrim played the role of Nellie Oleson on Little House on the Prairie for seven years. Arngrim’s character was Walnut Grove’s resident “mean girl” who frequently feuded with Laura Ingalls (Melissa Gilbert). Their feud, along with Nellie’s signature blonde curls and blue eyes, made Arngrim a household name. In...
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Before She Was Nellie On ‘Little House,’ Alison Arngrim Auditioned For Two Other Roles

What would Little House on the Prairie be without nasty Nellie Oleson? Can you imagine the role being played by anyone other than Alison Arngrim? We sure can’t! It turns out Alison auditioned for two other main roles on the show before being cast as Nellie. She plays the role so well, Alison admits that strangers would hate her in real life for her appearance on the show.