Melissa Gilbert Gets Engaged to Actor Busfield
'Little House' star to wed 'Thirtysomething' star
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 29, 2013 5:47 PM CST
Actress Melissa Gilbert in 2009.   (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)
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(Newser) – Two familiar faces to TV watchers are getting married: Melissa Gilbert of Little House on the Prairie fame is now engaged to actor Timothy Busfield, probably best known for his role on Thirtysomething, reports US Weekly. Gilbert is 48 and Busfield 55, and this is the third marriage for each. They have five kids between the two of them.