She went on to act in several more TV roles as a child and teen and has continued to act into adulthood.
In 2001, Gilbert was voted in as president of the Screen Actors Guild and won a second two-year term in 2003.
She ascended from a childhood riddled with abuse to win an MTV singing competition, “Making the Band 2,” in 2002. But when she fell, Stokes plunged to subterranean lows — with suicide attempts, drinking excessively, and engaging in abusive behavior herself.
Stokes became a singer in a hip-hop group called Da Band, going on tour and producing an album, “Too Hot for T. It was at Stokes’ most fragile point — when she was in the St.
She has a younger adoptive brother named Jeremy Gilbert, who is later revealed to be her biological cousin.
She also has an adoptive aunt named Jenna Sommers who serves as her and Jeremy's legal guardian in the first two seasons of the series.
The series also starred Gilbert's brother, Jonathan Gilbert (as Willie Oleson), who was also adopted; Michael Landon (as Charlie Ingalls); Karen Grassle (as Caroline Ingalls); and Melissa Sue Anderson (as Mary Ingalls).
After Gilbert's father, Paul Gilbert, passed away in February 1975, Michael Landon became an important mentor and friend to the actress.Sara Gilbert is most famous for her role of Darlene Conner in popular sitcom Roseanne.She has two adopted siblings, Melissa and Jonathan Gilbert who both starred in Little House On The Prairie.Sara Stokes’ story reads like the cover of a tabloid magazine.The Port Huron native’s highest highs came with a rush of fame.Gilbert's two siblings are also actors; Sara played Darlene in the series , which ran from 1974 to 1983.