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Michael Landon

Michael Landon


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Also Known As: Died: July 1, 1991
Born: October 31, 1936 Cause of Death: pancreatic cancer
Birth Place: Forest Hills, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


father: Eli Maurice Orowitz. East Coast studio publicist, theater manager. Jewish; worked for Paramount until clients moved to West Coast; later in life managed a Hollywood theater; deceased.
mother: Peggy Orowitz. Actor, Broadway comedienne. Catholic.
son: Mark Landon. Adopted during Landon's first marriage; born c. 1959; was Dodie Fraser's son.
son: Josh Landon. Born c. 1959; adopted during Landon's first marriage to Dodie Fraser.
son: Jason Smith. Born May, 1961; adopted in 1961 during Landon's first marriage to Dodie Fraser; given up by Dodie Landon after divorce from Michael Landon in 1962 to new adoptive parents Bill and Alma Smith.
step-daughter: Cheryl Landon. Lynn Noe's daughter from previous marriage; born c 1953.
son: Michael Landon Jr. Actor. Born c. 1964; mother Lynn Noe; made a 12-minute presentation film for new, syndicated "Bonanza" series in 1992.
daughter: Leslie Ann Landon. Family therapist. Born c. 1962; mother Lynn Noe.
daughter: Shawna Leigh Landon. Born c. 1971; mother Lynn Noe.
son: Christopher Beau Landon. Born c. 1976; mother Lynn Noe; publicly disclosed his homosexuality in a cover story in THE ADVOCATE (December 7, 1999).
daughter: Jennifer Landon. Mother Cindy Clerico.
son: Sean Landon. Born c. 1986; mother Cindy Clerico.

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