Michael Landon – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Gender Male
Date of Birth October 31, 1936
Real Name Eugene Maurice Orowitz
Profession Actor, Director, Producer, Writer
Nationality American
Date of Death July 1, 1991
Place of Death Malibu, California, United States
Cause of Death Pancreatic cancer
Birthplace Forest Hills, New York, United States
Religion Judaism
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Bodytype Slim
Height 5 feet 10 inches (1.79 m)
Weight 36 kg (79 lbs)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown


Michael Landon Education

College: University of Southern California

Michael Landon Career

Profession: Actor, Director, Producer, Writer

Known For: His roles as Little Joe Cartwright in Bonanza, Charles Ingalls in Little House on the Prairie, and Jonathan Smith in Highway to Heaven

Net Worth: USD $40 million (approx)

Family & Relatives

Father: Eli Maurice Orowitz

Mother: Peggy (née O’Neill)

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Cindy Landon (m. 1983–1991), Lynn Noe (m. 1963–1982), Dodie Levy-Fraser (m. 1956–1962)

No. of Children: 9

Son: Michael Landon Jr., Mark Landon, Christopher Landon, Sean Matthew Landon, Josh Fraser Landon

Daughter: Jennifer Landon, Leslie Landon, Cheryl Ann Pontrelli, Shawna Landon

Past Relationships:

Lynn Noe, Dodie Levy-Fraser


Who was Michael Landon?

Michael Landon was an American actor, director, producer, writer, born on 31 October, 1936 in Forest Hills, New York, United States.

When did Michael Landon pass away?

Michael Landon passed away on July 1, 1991.

What was the cause of death?

The cause of Michael Landon’s death was Pancreatic cancer.

How old was Michael Landon at the time of death?

Michael Landon was 32 years old when he passed away.

How tall was Michael Landon?

Michael Landon was 5 feet 10 inches (1.79 m).