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Little House on the Prairie Cast List

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Little House on the Prairie cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Little House on the Prairie main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Little House on the Prairie stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Little House on the Prairie focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Little House on the Prairie that are on here as well.

Jason Bateman and Shannen Doherty are included on this list, along with many more.

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from Little House on the Prairie?" or "Who starred on Little House on the Prairie?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

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    Alison Arngrim

    Little House on the Prairie, 100 Greatest Kid Stars
    Alison Margaret Arngrim (born January 08, 1963) is a Canadian-American actress and author. Beginning her television career at the age of twelve, Arngrim is a Young Artist Award–Former Child Star...  more
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    Allison Balson (born November 19, 1969) is an American actress, who is also a published singer and songwriter. Her best-known role was that of Nancy Oleson on the Little House on the Prairie...  more
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    Cameron Bancroft

    The Cape, Little House on the Prairie
    Cameron Timothy Bancroft (born 19 November 1992) is an Australian cricketer, currently contracted to Western Australia in Australian first class cricket, County Durham in English first class cricket,...  more
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    Dabbs Greer

    Little House on the Prairie, Hank
    Robert William "Dabbs" Greer (April 2, 1917 – April 28, 2007) was an American actor who performed many diverse supporting roles in film and television for over 50 years. With hundreds of guest...  more
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    Bonnie Bartlett

    St. Elsewhere, Love of Life
    Bonnie Bartlett (born June 20, 1929) is an American television and film actress. Her career spans over 60 years, with her first major role being on a 1950s daytime drama, Love of Life. She is best...  more
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    Danielle Chuchran

    Little House on the Prairie
    Danielle Ryan Chuchran (born June 9, 1993) is an American actress, having appeared in films since 2001. She starred in the Christmas film Christmas for a Dollar as Verma and starred in the 2007 film...  more
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    Dean Butler

    Little House on the Prairie, The New Gidget
    Dean Butler (born May 20, 1956) is a Canadian-American movie and television actor and producer of entertainment, sports and documentary programming....  more
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    Gregory Sporleder

    Little House on the Prairie, 1775
    Gregory Sporleder is an American actor notable for playing military men in films such as The Rock, Black Hawk Down and Renaissance Man, as well as Calvin Norris in the HBO series True Blood....  more
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    Brenda Turnbaugh...  more
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    Jason Bateman

    Arrested Development, Little House on the Prairie
    Jason Kent Bateman (born January 14, 1969) is an American actor, director, and producer. He began acting on television in the early 1980s on Little House on the Prairie, Silver Spoons, and The Hogan...  more
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    Jonathan Gilbert

    Little House on the Prairie
    Jonathan J. Gilbert (born April 28, 1967) is an American former television and film actor. He is now a stockbroker....  more
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    Charlotte Stewart

    Little House on the Prairie
    Charlotte Stewart (born February 27, 1941) is an American film and television actress....  more
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    Karen Grassle

    Little House on the Prairie
    Karen Trust Grassle (born February 25, 1942) is an American actress, known for her role as Caroline Ingalls, the wife of Michael Landon's character and the mother of Melissa Sue Anderson’s and...  more
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    Katherine MacGregor

    Little House on the Prairie
    Katherine "Scottie" MacGregor (born Dorlee Deane McGregor; January 12, 1925 – November 14, 2018) was an American actress, best known for her role as Harriet Oleson in Little House on the Prairie....  more
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    Kevin Hagen

    Little House on the Prairie, Vanished (1971)
    Kevin Hagen (April 3, 1928 – July 9, 2005) was an American actor best known for his role as Dr. Hiram Baker on NBC's Little House on the Prairie....  more
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    Kyle Chavarria

    Little House on the Prairie
    Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House on the Prairie is a 2005 family western television miniseries directed by David L. Cunningham. It is a six-part adaptation of children's novels Little House in the...  more
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    Linwood Boomer

    Little House on the Prairie
    Linwood Boomer (born October 9, 1955) is a Canadian-American television producer, writer, and former actor. He is known for playing the role of Adam Kendall on the drama Little House on the Prairie,...  more
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    David Friedman (born June 10, 1973) is a former American child actor of the 1980s. Friedman is known for his role as Jason Carter in the Michael Landon TV series Little House on the Prairie. He...  more
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    Matthew Laborteaux

    Little House on the Prairie, The Red Hand Gang
    Matthew Charles Labyorteaux (born December 8, 1966) is an American film, television and voice actor. In many of his credits, his last name is spelled as "Laborteaux". He is also credited as Matthew...  more
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    Melissa Gilbert

    Little House on the Prairie, Stand By Your Man
    Melissa Ellen Gilbert (born May 8, 1964) is an American actress and television director. Gilbert began her career as a child actress in the late 1960s, appearing in numerous commercials and guest...  more
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    Melissa Sue Anderson

    X-Men, Little House on the Prairie
    Melissa Sue Anderson (born September 26, 1962) is an American-Canadian actress. She began her career as a child actress after appearing in several commercials in Los Angeles. Anderson is known for...  more
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    Don Knight

    Code Name: Diamond Head, The Immortal
    Donald Knight (16 February 1933 – 18 August 1997) was an English-born film, television and stage actor. He worked largely in the United States, and often played tough guys....  more
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    Merlin Olsen

    Little House on the Prairie, Father Murphy
    Merlin Jay Olsen (; September 15, 1940 – March 11, 2010) was an American football player, announcer, and actor. He played his entire 15-year professional football career in National Football League...  more
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    Michael Landon

    Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie
    Michael Landon (born Eugene Maurice Orowitz; October 31, 1936 – July 1, 1991) was an American actor, writer, director, and producer. He is known for his roles as Little Joe Cartwright in Bonanza...  more
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    Hersha Parady (born May 25, 1945 in Ohio) is an American actress best known for her role of Alice Garvey in Little House on the Prairie....  more