", Alison Arngrim, who played Nellie Oleson, said Macgregor "had an extremely long and full life and is at peace ... we will all miss her.". Despite the fact that her family had very little money, MacGregor began acting an early age. She was one crazy character on little house on the prairie. Ms. MacGregor was a beautiful lady.Her talents were many and she did entertained so many generations. I always used to say, "I'll bet in real life she's a really sweet person." I am so sorry for your loss and please accept my condolences. "A truly gifted actress as she was able to play a despicable character but with so much heart. ( Kathrine ),May your guardian Angels carry your beautiful soul to your everlasting eternal place. Share to let others add their own memories and condolences. Katherine holds American nationality and belongs to the White-American ethnic background. Her Harriet Oleson was the woman our fans loved to hate. when it first aired and to this day i still enjoy the reruns. The role of Mrs. Olson was done to perfection by Katherine. Loved her. Katherine MacGregor played the mean gossipy Harriet Oleson on the popular television series “Little House on the Prairie.” MacGregor’s character Harriet and her daughter Nellie were the nemesis of the Ingalls family. Her legacy lives on through her contributions to television, film and theater and through the lives she touched in life. Get email updates about Katherine MacGregor delivered directly to your inbox. Mary M. I really enjoyed watching her on Little House on the Prairie as we never knew what she would do next and she will be always remembered in my heart as the woman who always made me laugh by her facial expressions and mannerisms. SAN DIEGO — Dick Enberg, a Hall of Fame broadcaster known as much for his excited calls of "Oh my!" Little House has always been one of my favorite shows. “Anyone that mean has to be a fool,” she said, “So I began mixing farce into it. She will be greatly missed by society and the film industry. May God grant you comfort during your time of grief. Celebrities who died in 2018 God bless your love ones during these difficult times. Remembering Katherine's roll as Mrs. Olsen on: Little House on the Prairie TV series. A… Remembering Katherine's roll as Mrs. Olsen on: Little House on the Prairie TV series. It takes great talent to achieve that. R.I.P. I really wish I could have met her. Katherine has made her impact on the acting industry. It is time for her to rest--A Fan, These many messages of condolences reflect the love people had for Katherine. Your email address will not be published. She was 93. Katherine was a true talent! These loving condolence messages continue for Katherine. Even though the character she played was mean and gossipy she brought a comic factor to the show. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. God be with her family at this time of sorrow! Katherine Scottie MacGregor aka Dorlee Deane McGregor. {{#isTree}}Plant Memorial Trees{{/isTree}} A beautiful lady with a special smile--A Fan. Katherine was definitely the perfect Mrs. Oleson! Click on the item you would like to print. Although I love the watching all episodes of Little House, my favorites are the ones with the Olesons. LOS ANGELES — Katherine MacGregor, who played petty, gossiping mother Harriet Oleson on TV's "Little House on the Prairie," has died, a representative said Wednesday. May the wonderful memories you shared bring lasting comfort. May you continue to be blessed with her memory and legacy and your hearts be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times you shared together. Katherine played every role she performed in an excellent manner and they were all memorable. Rip Scottie MacGregor aka Harriet Olsensay hello to all of your castmates up in heaven. I am very sorry to see Ms MacGregor has passed away, my condolences to her family and friends. She willbe greatly missed by the televisioncommunity.Respectfully Yours,Mrs. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. Amen! My condolences to family and friends of Katherine MacGregor. A perfect antagonist. Jane M. Oh! You were amazing! Even though fans hated the character, she was very popular. Rest in peace dear Katherine and thanks for all the laughs and all the love you keep giving us. I loved and laughed for years at the character she played i wished I had met her! MacGregor would stay for the show's entire run along with actors Michael Landon, the show's star who died in 1991, and Melissa Gilbert, who played a young Laura Ingalls.