Family ties

'Little House on the Prairie': "Laura" And "Willie" Are Actually Siblings In Real Life

Little House on the Prairie was an American western drama from 1974-1983.

For those who watched Little House on the Prairie, the characters of "Laura Ingalls" and "Willie Oleson" were cherished by many. But what some don't know: "Laura" and "Willie" aka Melissa and Jonathan Gilbert are real-life siblings! They also share another famous sibling... find out more in the video above!

For nine seasons, the cast of Little House on the Prairie showed viewers wholesome values on the American western front. The show is based on true events and real people of the late nineteenth-century in rural Minnesota. In Walnut Grove, there were real family-ties outside of the series!

Did you know that "Laura Ingalls" and "Willie Oleson" are actually siblings in real-life?! Watch the video to find out more about Jonathan and Melissa Gilbert!

Little House on the Prairie: "Laura" And "Willie" Are Actually Siblings In Real Life

Melissa Gilbert, Alison Arngrim and Jonathon Gilbert star in the series Little House on the Prairie.