Alison Arngrim - Rotten Tomatoes

Alison Arngrim

Producer, actress, stand-up and AIDS activist Alison Arngrim has moved lightyears away from bad girl Nellie Oleson, the character she portrayed forseven years on NBC's "Little House on the Prairie" (1974). Arngrim has beenseen on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (1992), "Extra" (1994),"Entertainment Tonight" (1981), and "Today" (1952). Arngrim also became amember of the independent film world and starred in _Last Place On Earth,The (2002)_, with Tisha Campbell and Billy Dee Williams, and For the Love ofMay (2000), co-starring Patricia Neal, Michael Learned, Alexandra Paul, and'Ru Paul' .Recently, Arngrim was seen in Celebration Theatre's "Sirena Queen Of TheTango". "It is time for me to renew my creative juices and get back to thetheater, the root of all of our craft," stated Arngrim. Other televisioncredits include "Fantasy Island" (1978), "The Love Boat" (1977), and thetelevision movie of the week, I Married Wyatt Earp (1983) (TV). Arngrim'sstage credits include "Butterflies are Free", "In One Bed and Out theOther", "The Wool Gatherers" and "Hidden in the Laughter".In her spare time, Arngrim devotes her energies to helping people with AIDS.When co-star Steve Tracy died of AIDS in 1986, Alison opted to volunteer atAIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA). From 1989 through 1993, she served asProgram Manager at Tuesday's Child, and is currently on their Board ofDirectors. Since 1990, Alison has served as both MC and Producer for theComedy Stage at the APLA Annual Summer Party. For these outstanding efforts,Alison became the first woman to receive the "Friend in Deed" award at APLA,she also received the "Celebration of Life" award from South Bay Friends ofAid for AIDS. In 1992, Joel Wachs presented Arngrim with a resolution by theLos Angeles City Council commending her on her work on behalf of peopleliving with HIV and AIDS. Alison also received the George Moscone award fromChristopher Street West of Los Angeles.Although she may be best remembered as Little House on the Prairie'sresident spoiled brat, Alison's career has blossomed to encompass many areasof the entertainment industry. Pretty good for a bad girl!

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Make the Yuletide Gay
  • Heather Mancuso
2009
No Score Yet Surge of Power
  • Herself
2004
No Score Yet The Last Place on Earth
  • Party Guest
2002
No Score Yet Child Stars: Their Story
  • Actor
2000
No Score Yet I Married Wyatt Earp
  • Actor
1983

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Little House on the Prairie
1974-1984
  • Nellie Oleson Dalton Nelllie Oleson Nellie Oleson/Dalton Nellie Oleson Nellie

Quotes from Alison Arngrim's Characters

No quotes approved yet.