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Dakota Brinkman Bio: Facts about American Actor and Celebrity Son

Dakota Brinkman Bio: Facts about American Actor and Celebrity Son

Facts of Dakota Brinkman

Full Name: Dakota Brinkman
Birth Date: May 1, 1989
Age: 33 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Actor
Country: United States
Horoscope: Taurus
Net Worth$500k
Birth PlaceNew York City, New York
StatusSingle
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
FatherBo Brinkman
MotherMelissa Gilbert
SiblingsMichael, Sam, Lee Boxleitner
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Dakota Brinkman is an American actor, known for his appearance in the movie Laws of Deception (1997) who came to the media limelight as the son of the famous American actress and director, Melissa Gilbert.

Where and When was Dakota Brinkman born?

Dakota Brinkman opened his eyes as Dakota Paul Brinkman on 1st May 1989, in New York City, New York, the United States of America. As of 2022, his age is 30 years old while his horoscope is Taurus. He is the son of Melissa Gilbert (mother) and Bo Brinkman (father). Further, his grandparents are Kathy Wood and David Darlington.

Dakota Brinkman's parents, Melissa Gilbert (mother) and Bo Brinkman (father)
Caption: Dakota Brinkman’s parents, Melissa Gilbert (mother) and Bo Brinkman (father) (Photo: Pinterest)

He grew up with his three half-brothers Michael, Sam, and Lee Boxleitner. His half-brother, Michael, and Sam are actors while his other half-brother, Lee is a film director. Dakota holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnical background.

Who is Dakota Brinkman’s Mother?

His mother, Melissa Gilbert is an American actress as well as a director who is widely famous for the television show Little House on the Prairie (1974-1983). Further, she is also recognized as The Queen of television movies and mini-series cause she has appeared in more than 45 TV shows.

Relationship Status

Dakota Brinkman is possibly single at the moment.

What is Dakota Brinkman’s Net Worth?

Dakota Brinkman has an estimated net worth of around $500k as of 2022 which he earned through his career as an actor. On the other hand, his mother, Melissa Gilbert has an estimated net worth of around $500k as of 2019.

Career

  • She started her acting career early with commercials such as Alpo dog food with Lorne Greene.
  • After auditioning with over 500 other children for the role, she got the role of Laura Ingalls, in the NBC series Little House on the Prairie.
  • After that, she appeared in various featured movies and television shows such as The Miracle Worker, The Diary of Anne Frank, Choices of the Heart, and so on.
  • Melissa provided the voice of Batgirl in Batman: The Animated Series.
  • Some of her other notable movies and tv shows are Thicker than Water, The Soul Collector, Safe Harbour, Her Own Rules, Sweet Justice, The Lookalike, Family Secrets, and so on.
  • She released her autobiography, A Prairie Tale: A memoir in the year 2009.
  • In the year 2012, she showed off her dancing skills in the 14th season of Dancing with the Stars. However, she got eliminated from the competition in the eighth episode.
  • Apart from her acting career, she is also a producer and director and her production house is called Half-Pint Productions.

Awards

  • She has won multiple Young Artist Awards for her portrayal of Laura Ingalls on the television series Little House on the Prairie.

Little House on the Prairie

Little House on the Prairie is one of the famous American television series. It was premiered on the NBC network on 11th September 1974 while the last episode was aired on 10th May 1982.

The series is all about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s. The series stars Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, and Karen Grassle as the lead role.

Laws of Deception

Laws of Deception is an erotic suspense thriller movie that was produced in the year 1997. The movie was written by Rollin Jarrett while it was directed by Joey Travolta. Further, the movie stars C Thomas Howell, James Russo, Amber Smith, Nick Mancuso, and Brian Austin Green in a lead roles.

His Career

  • After completing his education, Dakota Brinkman made his first movie debut in Laws of Deception in the year 1997.
  • After that, he appeared in another movie Safe Harbour in the year 2007.
  • He shared the screen with his mom, Melissa, and other famous actors like Brad Johnson and Liana Liberato.
  • In the year 2016, he appeared in a movie named Shay.
  • He is famous for being the son of a famous actress rather than his professional career.
Dakota Brinkman, American actor
Caption: Dakota Brinkman, an American actor
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FAQs of Dakota Brinkman

Who is Dakota Brinkman?

Dakota is an American actor who came to the media limelight as the son of the famous American actress and director, Melissa Gilbert.

Where was Dakota Brinkman born?

Dakota opened his eyes as Dakota Paul Brinkman on 1st May 1989, in New York City, New York, the United States of America.