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Name: Alison Arngrim  
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Date of Birth: 18th January 1962
Place of Birth: New York, New York, USA
Profession: Actress
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Alison Arngrim (born 18 January 1962 in New York, New York, USA) is an American actor and stand up comedian. She is best known as a former child star playing the role "Nellie Oleson", from the television series Little House on the Prairie. She appeared in guest roles on television series like Love Boat and Fantasy Island.

She currently does charity work in addition to performance. She focuses on AIDS issues and on child abuse, speaking frequently for and lobbying with the group PROTECT. In 2004 she came out as an incest survivor on Larry King Live. Although she refused to name her attacker, she clarified that it was neither of her parents.

Alison's father, Thor Arngrim, was a well-known Hollywood manager. Her mother, Norma Macmillan, was a well-known voice actress, who provided the voices for Casper the Friendly Ghost, Gumby, Davey and Goliath, and many other beloved animated characters. Her brother Stefan Arngrim was also a child actor.

Alison lives with her husband, a musician, in Los Angeles.


  • Surge of Power (2004) .... Cameo
  • The Last Place On Earth (2002) .... Party Guest
  • For the Love of May (2000) .... Jude
  • The Nellie Olesons (1997) .... Actress
  • I Married Wyatt Earp (1983) (TV) .... Amy
  • Little House on the Prairie (1974) TV .... Nellie Oleson Dalton (1974-1981)
  • Throw Out the Anchor (1974) .... Stevie

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