It was 46 years ago this week that NBC TV viewers first heard that theme music introducing a series called “Littel House on the Prairie.”
For the next eight years, it was a perennial viewer favorite.
One of the stars of the series was Melissa Anderson — known in those years as “Melissa Sue Anderson”; she’ll explain why, in this interview. Anderson played “Mary,” one member of the Ingalls family.
I met her in 2010, when she wrote a memoir about her years on “Little House.”
So here now, from 2010, Melissa Anderson:
Melissa Anderson will be 58 later this month. She became a naturalized citizen oif Canada in 2007.
And reruns of “Little House on the Prairie” can still be found on TV almost every day.