Karen Grassle


‘Little House on the Prairie’ Star Karen Grassle Was Married 3 Times: Get to Know More About Her Ex-Husbands

Karen Grassle became a huge star while portraying Caroline Ingalls in Little House on the Prairie from 1974 to 1982. The talented actress established a successful theater career and has dedicated her life to the performing arts. She was married three times as she found fame, first to Leon Russom, then to James Alan Radford and Dr. Scott Sutherland.

‘Little House on the Prairie’: How Many Episodes Featured Karen Grassle?

The classic TV series “Little House on the Prairie” introduced us to plenty of actors we would grow to love over the years. That includes Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, Melissa Sue Anderson, and Karen Grassle. They all starred together as a family living on a farm in Plum...

‘Not To Forget’: A heartwarming movie starring Karen Grassle and 5 Oscar winners

Originally Posted On: NOT TO FORGET is an indie drama that stars Karen Grassle and 5 Academy Award winners: Tatum O’Neal (Paper Moon), Louis Gossett Jr. (An Officer and a Gentleman), George Chakiris (West Side Story), Olympia Dukakis (Moonstruck), and Cloris Leachman (The Last Picture Show). On the 1-year anniversary of her death, we want to keep Cloris Leachman’s memory alive and honor her final performance in NOT TO FORGET, which Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement described as “heartfelt and moving”.

Karen Grassle Calls This ‘Little House On The Prairie’ Star A ‘Lady-Killer’

Since gaining national fame and immortalizing his status as a heartthrob in Bonanza, Michael Landon gained an imagine as the handsome, steadfast guy people could easily develop a crush on. But according to his Little House on the Prairie co-star Karen Grassle, among the cast, he was not the real lady-killer; someone else was.

Karen Grassle From ‘Little House On The Prairie’ Opens Up About Her Sobriety

Karen Grassle is best known as Caroline “Ma” Ingalls on Little House on the Prairie. She recently wrote a memoir called Bright Lights, Prairie Dust: Reflections on Life, Loss, and Love from Little House’s Ma, where she opens up about her career and personal life, including her past struggles with alcoholism and her sobriety.

Karen Grassle Claims Co-Star Michael Landon Wouldn’t Let Her Take New Role

Karen Grassle starred alongside Michael Landon on Little House on the Prairie. Not only were they the parents of the television show, but Michael was the creator, executive producer, and director of Little House on the Prairie. When Karen asked for time off to film a new television movie, she recalls how Michael said no.
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‘Little House on the Prairie’ star Karen Grassle: 8 surprising revelations from her tell-all book

Karen Grassle, who famously played Caroline "Ma" Ingalls on "Little House on the Prairie," is coming clean. The actress recently wrote a memoir titled "Bright Lights, Prairie Dust: Reflections on Life, Loss, and Love from Little House’s Ma." in which she details her upbringing and struggles with alcoholism, as well as the troubled relationship she had on set with her former co-star and boss Michael Landon. He played her on-screen husband, Charles Ingalls.

‘Little House on the Prairie’ Star Karen Grassle Says Her Life Doesn’t Resemble On-Screen Character

Fans of classic television remember Karen Grassle from her time on Little House on the Prairie. She played Caroline “Ma” Ingalls, the loving matriarch of the Ingalls family. Throughout the course of the classic show’s nine-year run, she showed the world what a kind, giving, and pious pioneer mother looked like. She and the Ingalls family encapsulated the spirit of the pioneer life for millions of viewers.

‘Little House on the Prairie’ Star Karen Grassle Opens Up About Her Father’s Struggle With Alcoholism

Karen Grassle played the role of Caroline “Ma” Ingalls on Little House on the Prairie. For nine seasons, Grassle stepped into the role of a pioneer matriarch. However, things were much different for Grassle behind the scenes. For one, her relationship with Michael Landon was much less loving than fans would have believed at the time. Early in the show’s run, Landon was cold to her. He made crass jokes at her and other women’s expense and even blocked her from getting a well-deserved raise. Grassle called this an “excuse to drink.”

Little House actress Karen Grassle says Michael Landon was no angel on set

NEW YORK - Little House on the Prairie actress Karen Grassle says in her new book that co-star Michael Landon acted inappropriately on the set. Karen Grassle, 79, played Caroline "Ma" Ingalls on the hit 1970s NBC show. While Landon had a lovable-dad persona in the G-rated series, Grassle says...

'Little House on the Prairie' star Karen Grassle returns to Ventura for book signing

Karen Grassle, best known for her role as Ma on the popular '70s television show "Little House on the Prairie," returns to her hometown of Ventura for a book signing event Saturday. Grassle's book, 10 years in the making, "Bright Lights, Prairie Dust," was published Tuesday. In celebration of her memoir's release, she will be at Ventura's Timbre Books to talk...

‘Little House’ Star Karen Grassle Explains Why She Shared Michael Landon Allegations Now

Though it ran primarily throughout the 1970s, Little House on the Prairie maintains its strong popularity to this day, enough so that fans are ready for any new secrets to the show. Actress Karen Grassle’s new book, Bright Lights, Prairie Dust, delivered on that, along with shocking revelations about working with co-star Michael Landon.

‘Little House on the Prairie’ Star Karen Grassle Says One Co-Star Didn’t Want ‘Anything to Do’ With Michael Landon

“Little House on the Prairie” was the wholesome series that delved into the daily life of the close-knit Ingalls family, their neighbors, and their enemies. One character that the show often featured was Harriet Olsen, an antagonist played by Katherine “Scottie” MacGregor. She was the wealthy, snobby, and uptight store owner in town. Her daughter was Nellie Oleson. The other kids didn’t get along well with Nellie because she had a rather bratty attitude.

Little House on the Prairie's Karen Grassle on Her Sobriety, Tension with Costar Michael Landon

Karen Grassle, known for playing the beloved Caroline Ingalls, a.k.a. "Ma," on Little House on the Prairie, is opening up about her journey to sobriety. Grassle, 79, has penned a memoir, Bright Lights, Prairie Dust: Reflections on Life, Loss, and Love from Little House's Ma — a natural continuation of the journals she has been keeping since age 13 as a way to cope with growing up with an alcoholic father, she tells PEOPLE.