8 Things You Didn’t Know About Sara Gilbert
From a child actor to talk show host to once again starring in sitcoms, Sara Gilbert has spent her entire life in the spotlight in some form of another. Over her various roles in the entertainment industry, Gilbert has gained a lot of fans and has found major success, yet despite all her fame, she has remained level-headed and down-to-earth, which makes her even more likeable. As always, there is so much that fans don’t know about their favorite stars, so here are 8 things that are not widely known about Sara Gilbert:
8. Famous Family
It seems Sara Gilbert may have been destined for the spotlight thanks to many of her family members finding their way into the entertainment industry. Her grandfather, Harry Crane is widely known as being the creator of the hit ’50s sitcom The Honeymooners. Growing up, she had even more exposure to the industry after her two older siblings from her mother’s first marriage, Melissa and Jonathan Gilbert, became stars of the hit series Little House on the Prairie.
7. Early Life
Sara Rebecca Abeles was born on January 29, 1975 in Santa Monica, California, to Barbara Cowan and Harold Abeles. At only six years old, Sara decided that she too wanted to be an actress after watching her sister Melissa star as Laura Ingalls on Little House on the Prairie for years and receive a plaque on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 1984, at only 9 she also adopted the last name Gilbert after her mother’s first husband Paul Gilbert.