Remember running home after school to catch your favorite television stars? We’ve collected the latest news on your favorite stars from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s!

Melissa Gilbert

Gilbert began acting in the 1960’s in commercial spots and soon found her place as the adorable Laura Ingalls Wilder on Little House on the Prairie. During her time on the show she acted in many TV movies. Melissa was a contestant on Celebrity Dancing with the Stars and proved her musical chops on Broadway.

Sean Astin

Maybe you recognize Sean from The Lord of the Rings trilogy as the kindhearted Samwise Gamgee, but he got his start in acting years ago in a little film called The Goonies. Astin played the main character Rudy in the 1985 classic and has had one successful film after another ever since. Astin has worked as a narrator and voice over actor for several Disney projects and is currently the voice of Raphael in the newest version of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. 

Alison Arngrim

Alison is a talented comedian, author and actor best known for her early work on the NBC series Little House on the Prairie. Alison played Nellie Oleson at just 12 years old and became the archetype of the bad girl. After leaving Little House on the Prairie she had several guest spots on series like The Love Boat and Fantasy Island. Arngrim is dedicated to her charity work and is an advocate for AIDS awareness. She also draws attention to issues of child abuse and incest and revealed on Larry King that she too was a victim as a child.