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Michael Landon

Michael LandonAKA Eugene Maurice Orowitz

Born: 31-Oct-1936
Birthplace: Queens, NY
Died: 1-Jul-1991
Location of death: Malibu, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Pancreatic
Remains: Cremated, Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Little House on the Prairie

Father: (theatre manager, Jewish)
Mother: Peggy (Irish Catholic, d. 1974 suicide)
Sister: Evelyn
Wife: Dodie Fraser (legal secretary, m. 1956, div. 1962)
Wife: Marjorie Lynn Noe (model, m. 1965, div. 1983, four children)
Wife: Cindy Clerico (makeup artist, m. 14-Feb-1983, until his death, two children)
Son: Mark Fraser Landon (b. 1949, adopted 1956, d. 11-May-2009)
Son: Josh Fraser Landon (adopted, b. 1960)
Daughter: Leslie Ann Landon (b. Oct-1963)
Son: Michael Graham Landon, Jr. (b. Jun-1965)
Daughter: Shawna Leigh Landon (b. 1971)
Son: Christopher Beau Landon (b. 27-Feb-1975)
Son: Sean Matthew Landon (b. Jun-1986)
Daughter: Jennifer Landon (actress, b. 29-Aug-1983)

    High School: Collingswood High School, Collingswood, NJ (1954)
    University: University of Southern California (dropped out)

    Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1500 Vine St. (television)
    Endorsement of Kodak 1977
    Lost Child Custody
    Vasectomy
    Visited Disneyland Candlelight Procession (Dec-1980)
    Irish Ancestry Maternal
    Jewish Ancestry Paternal
    Risk Factors: Smoking

    TELEVISION
    Highway to Heaven Jonathan Smith (1984-89)
    Little House on the Prairie Charles Philip Ingalls (1974-83)
    Bonanza Little Joe Cartwright (1959-73)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    Where Pigeons Go to Die (29-Jan-1990)
    Sam's Son (17-Aug-1984)
    The Loneliest Runner (20-Dec-1976)
    It's Good to Be Alive (22-Feb-1974)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Where Pigeons Go to Die (29-Jan-1990)
    Sam's Son (17-Aug-1984)
    Love Is Forever (3-Apr-1983)
    The Loneliest Runner (20-Dec-1976)
    The Legend of Tom Dooley (Jul-1959)
    God's Little Acre (13-Aug-1958) · Dave
    High School Confidential! (30-May-1958)
    Maracaibo (1958)
    I Was a Teenage Werewolf (19-Jun-1957)


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