It has been confirmed that entertainment industry veterans Melissa Gilbert and Timothy Busfield have gotten engaged. While Melissa has a number of television credits to her name, including the Little House on the Prairie and she recently came back to the small screen in Dancing With The Stars.
Meanwhile, Timothy is not only known for his acting ability, but he has also done his fair share of directing, with shows such as Damages, Lipstick Jungle and Without a Trace. 48 year old Melissa has two children from her previous relationships, while 55 year old Timothy has three of his own.
A representative for Melissa Gilbert confirmed that she and Timothy Busfield were engaged, saying “They've known each other for quite some time, as their paths have crossed off-and-on over the past 20 years.”
It will be the third time that both Melissa Gilbert and Timothy Busfield have married. Melissa previously married Bo Brinkman and then Bruce Boxleitner, which ended in 2011, while Timothy was wed to Radha Delmarter and then Jennifer Merwin. The marriage to Jennifer lasted for 20 years before ending in 2007.
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