Is Melissa Sue Anderson Still Alive? Where is She Now?

By Cannon | Updated on May 10, 2023
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    Melissa Sue Anderson is a child star. Born and raised in Berkeley, California, Anderso played the role of Mary Ingalls in the series Little House on the Prairie, propelling her to international stardom. She was a teenager at that time. However, it’s been several years since Anderson faded away from the media. So, people often asked the question is Melissa still alive?

    Where is Anderson now? In today’s article, we are going to trace her current whereabouts out and other queries about the child star.

    Is Melissa Sue Anderson Still Alive?

    She is still alive. The former child who is in her 60s is currently living her best life with her family members. The last time, Anderson made her on-screen appearance was in Marker 197 in 2010. Since then, the actress doesn’t seem to have any official appearance in both movies and TV shows.

    Melissa Sue Anderson
    Melissa with her husband and children.

    So, her prolonged gap from showbiz led people to think of her life at present or if Melissa Anderson is still alive.

    But, the fact we have already mentioned above; the actress is alive.

    What Ever Happened to Melissa Sue Anderson?

    Back on 12th April 2021, the woman who happened to have the same name as Anderson died at 49. She was born on 3rd December 1971 to her parents in Alexandria, Virginia.

    After her death, people became confused if the girl who had the same name as Melissa is the former TV star.

    Is Mary Ingalls Still Alive?

    No, Mary Ingalls isn’t alive. Born on 10th January 1865, Ingalls died at 63 on October 20, 1928. If you are thinking about how Mary is related to Melissa, the actress played the role of Mary Ingalls on Little House on the Prairie from 1974–81.

    She appeared with several popular actors like Matthew Labyorteaux, Richard Bull, Katherine MacGregor, Alison Arngrim, and Jonathan Gilbert in the series.

    Where is Melissa Sue Anderson Now?

    Not only about if Melissa is still living or dead but there have also been constant queries about where is the actress now. She currently resides in Montreal, the second most populous city in Canada. She actually moved to Montreal in 2002 with her husband Michael Sloan, a producer, and two children.

    In the past, the actress used to live in Malibu, California. However, as per her husband Michael’s Linkedin profile, their current residence is still New New York, New York, United States.

    How Old Is She Now?

    As of now, Melissa is 60 years old. She was born in Berkeley, California, on 26th September 1962. to James and Marion Anderson. She also has a sister Maureen who is 12 years her senior.

    At seven, her family made their move to Los Angeles. However, about six-year later, her parents divorced. Later on, Anderson was raised by her single mother.

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