Melissa Gilbert Marries Timothy Busfield: See Her Red Wedding Dress!

Celebrity Style Apr. 25, 2013 AT 11:40AM
Melissa Gilbert Marries Timothy Busfield
Melissa Gilbert Marries Timothy Busfield Credit: Courtesy of Melissa and Timothy

Little Wedding on the Ranch! Nearly three months after Us Weekly broke news of their surprise engagement, Melissa Gilbert married Timothy Busfield "in a private ceremony at the San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara" on Wednesday, April 24, a rep for the Little House on the Prairie actress, 48, tells Us. For her third trip down the aisle, Gilbert chose a bold hue for her wedding gown: Red! In an intimate pic from the day, the bride (in a strapless red gown) and groom (in a tux) pose against the stunning Santa Barbara scenery.

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It's also the third marriage for the thirtysomething and West Wing actor, 55, who is a father of three. Dancing with the Stars alum Gilbert (whose ex husbands are Bo Brinkman and Bruce Boxleitner) has two sons: Dakota Brinkman, 23, and Michael Boxleitner, 17.

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As Us first revealed, the TV veterans quietly got engaged over the holidays. "They've known each other for quite some time, as their paths have crossed off-and-on over the past 20 years," a pal told Us at the time.

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Back in her teens and early twenties, former child star Gilbert dated Rob Lowe. San Ysidro Ranch has hosted other famous couples: Drew Barrymore and husband Will Kopelman hosted a wedding rehearsal dinner there last year.

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