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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 ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Us (1991) as Director
When a man wrongly convicted of murder is exonerated and released after 18 years in prison, he tries to forge a new relationship with his unforgiving father and the teenage son he barely knows.
2.
Where Pigeons Go to Die (1990) as Director
A story about the relationship between a 10-year-old boy and his grandfather as remembered by the lad as a grown man. Together "Da" and the boy train and race homing pigeons -- and through the spirit of one special bird, young Hugh comes to understand the value of home.
3.
Sam's Son (1984) as Director
Michael Landon's semi-autobiographical sketch of his earlier life. It's the story of Gene Orowitz, a high school student struggling with his identity, who finds success as a javelin thrower on the track team.
4.
Killing Stone (1978) as Director
Returning from prison after serving ten years on trumped-up charges, a free-lance writer tries to uncover the truth behind a homicide involving the son of a U.S. Senator in this pilot for a prospective series.
5.
Loneliest Runner, The (1976) as Director
A teenage loner who happens to be a gifted athlete must cope with personal shame and the angry accusations of his parents, especially his demanding mother, over his chronic bed-wetting, although his shame ironically results in his eventually becoming an Olympic gold-medalist runner. Michael Landon b
6.
Little House on the Prairie (1974) as Director
Faithful adaptation of the charming book about a family's attempts to adjust to life on the Kansas frontier became the forerunner to the long-running TV series in which Michael Landon not only starred but which he also produced and frequently wrote and directed.
7.
It's Good to Be Alive (1974) as Director
This movie details the struggles of former Brooklyn Dodger catcher Roy Campanella to adapt to life in a wheelchair following his crippling automobile accident in 1959. Cinematographer Ted Voigtlander was Emmy-nominated.

Cast (feature film)

8.
Us (1991) as Jeff Hayes
When a man wrongly convicted of murder is exonerated and released after 18 years in prison, he tries to forge a new relationship with his unforgiving father and the teenage son he barely knows.
9.
Where Pigeons Go to Die (1990) as Hugh Baudoum--Age 50
A story about the relationship between a 10-year-old boy and his grandfather as remembered by the lad as a grown man. Together "Da" and the boy train and race homing pigeons -- and through the spirit of one special bird, young Hugh comes to understand the value of home.
10.
Sam's Son (1984) as Gene Orman
Michael Landon's semi-autobiographical sketch of his earlier life. It's the story of Gene Orowitz, a high school student struggling with his identity, who finds success as a javelin thrower on the track team.
11.
Love Is Forever (1983) as John Everingham
This film dramatizes the exploits of Australian journalist John Everingham and his efforts to snatch the Laotian girl, left behind following the Vietnam war, from under the noses of the Pathet Lao in 1978. It wended its reportedly trouble-plagued way to TV after a theatrical version premiered earlie
12.
Comeback (1982) as John Everingham
Fact-based story of John Everingham, an Australian reporter who rescued his Laotian fiancée in the time following the Vietnam War. Everingham undertook the dangerous mission to save the woman after being imprisoned in Laos, expelled from the country, and threatened with murder if he ever returned.
13.
Loneliest Runner, The (1976) as John Curtis--As An Adult
A teenage loner who happens to be a gifted athlete must cope with personal shame and the angry accusations of his parents, especially his demanding mother, over his chronic bed-wetting, although his shame ironically results in his eventually becoming an Olympic gold-medalist runner. Michael Landon b
14.
Little House on the Prairie (1974) as Charles Ingalls
Faithful adaptation of the charming book about a family's attempts to adjust to life on the Kansas frontier became the forerunner to the long-running TV series in which Michael Landon not only starred but which he also produced and frequently wrote and directed.
15.
The Errand Boy (1961) as
Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr. Sneak and gets a job in the mail room so that he can have access to the lot. But all that Morty ever finds is that he can cause havoc no matter what he does.
16.
The Legend of Tom Dooley (1959) as Tom Dooley
Michael Landon, Jo Morrow, Jack Hogan, Richard Rust, Dee Pollock, Ken Lynch, Ralph Moody. Unaware that the Civil War is over, a trio of Confederate soldiers rob a Union stagecoach, killing two men, and bringing about their own downfall. Ted Post (HANG 'EM HIGH) directs this fatalistic western which features The Kingston Trio performing the popular theme song over the title credits.
17.
High School Confidential! (1958) as Steve Bentley
A young police officer returns to high school undercover to investigate the drug trade.
18.
God's Little Acre (1958) as Dave Dawson
A dirt-farmer lets his family fall apart while he hunts for his grandfather's buried gold.
19.
Maracaibo (1958) as Lago [Orlando]
20.
I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957) as Tony
A troubled teenager seeks help through hypnotherapy, but his evil doctor uses him for regression experiments that transform him into a rampaging werewolf.
21.
These Wilder Years (1956) as Boy in pool room
A wealthy businessman sets out to find his long-lost illegitimate son.

Writer (feature film)

22.
Us (1991) as Screenwriter
When a man wrongly convicted of murder is exonerated and released after 18 years in prison, he tries to forge a new relationship with his unforgiving father and the teenage son he barely knows.
23.
Where Pigeons Go to Die (1990) as Screenwriter
A story about the relationship between a 10-year-old boy and his grandfather as remembered by the lad as a grown man. Together "Da" and the boy train and race homing pigeons -- and through the spirit of one special bird, young Hugh comes to understand the value of home.
24.
Sam's Son (1984) as Screenwriter
Michael Landon's semi-autobiographical sketch of his earlier life. It's the story of Gene Orowitz, a high school student struggling with his identity, who finds success as a javelin thrower on the track team.
25.
Killing Stone (1978) as Screenwriter
Returning from prison after serving ten years on trumped-up charges, a free-lance writer tries to uncover the truth behind a homicide involving the son of a U.S. Senator in this pilot for a prospective series.
26.
Loneliest Runner, The (1976) as Screenwriter
A teenage loner who happens to be a gifted athlete must cope with personal shame and the angry accusations of his parents, especially his demanding mother, over his chronic bed-wetting, although his shame ironically results in his eventually becoming an Olympic gold-medalist runner. Michael Landon b

Producer (feature film)

27.
Us (1991) as Executive Producer
When a man wrongly convicted of murder is exonerated and released after 18 years in prison, he tries to forge a new relationship with his unforgiving father and the teenage son he barely knows.
28.
Where Pigeons Go to Die (1990) as Executive Producer
A story about the relationship between a 10-year-old boy and his grandfather as remembered by the lad as a grown man. Together "Da" and the boy train and race homing pigeons -- and through the spirit of one special bird, young Hugh comes to understand the value of home.
29.
Vengeance (1984) as Executive Producer
One of three feature-length "Little House on the Prairie" films following the demise of the long-running series (1974-1981), this Christmas story about the kidnapping of Laura Ingalls Wilder's infant daughter was the second to be filmed but the last to be broadcast (after the one about the total des
30.
Love Is Forever (1983) as Executive Producer
This film dramatizes the exploits of Australian journalist John Everingham and his efforts to snatch the Laotian girl, left behind following the Vietnam war, from under the noses of the Pathet Lao in 1978. It wended its reportedly trouble-plagued way to TV after a theatrical version premiered earlie
31.
Killing Stone (1978) as Producer
Returning from prison after serving ten years on trumped-up charges, a free-lance writer tries to uncover the truth behind a homicide involving the son of a U.S. Senator in this pilot for a prospective series.
32.
Loneliest Runner, The (1976) as Producer
A teenage loner who happens to be a gifted athlete must cope with personal shame and the angry accusations of his parents, especially his demanding mother, over his chronic bed-wetting, although his shame ironically results in his eventually becoming an Olympic gold-medalist runner. Michael Landon b
33.
Little House on the Prairie (1974) as Producer
Faithful adaptation of the charming book about a family's attempts to adjust to life on the Kansas frontier became the forerunner to the long-running TV series in which Michael Landon not only starred but which he also produced and frequently wrote and directed.

Visual Effects (feature film)

34.
Just Wright (2010)
A physical therapist gets the gig of a lifetime working with an injured NBA star. She manages to get him back into shape, but also finds herself falling for him. He, on the other hand, has eyes for her seductive friend.

Cast (special)

35.
What Is This Thing Called Love? (1993)
Compilation of excerpts from interviews conducted in the past 17 years by Barbara Walters in which well-known personalities discuss their experiences with love, romance relationships and marriage.
36.
America's Missing Children (1991) as Host
A special focusing on families whose children have been abducted or have run away.
37.
Music Center 25th Anniversary, The (1990)
A variety special commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Los Angeles Music Center and presenting the first Dorothy B. Chandler Performing Arts Awards.
38.
American Red Cross Emergency Test, The (1990)
A special designed to enhance the average American's ability to survive and save lives through depictions of natural disasters and accidents. In this interactive program, viewers have the opportunity to respond to questions that focus on home safety, recreational safety and safety in natural disaste
39.
American Dream Contest, The (1990) as Host
A documentary of short films made from the essays of students, aged nine-to-17, which illustrate what is special or unique about America. A nationwide competition was conducted to determine the final nine winners.
40.
15th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1989) as Co-Host
A presentation of the fifteenth annual "People's Choice Awards" honoring America's favorite entertainers in 23 categories. Awards are determined by a special poll conducted by the Gallup organization.
41.
Desperate Passage (1989) as Host
A documentary depicting the ten-day sea voyage of seven hardcore juvenile prisoners and its impact on their lives. The troubled youngsters, aided by the discipline and teamwork required in manning the ship, eventually open up and talk about themselves, their problems, their past and their future.
42.
Surviving a Heart Attack (1988)
A "Lifetime Informathon" special that examines the vital importance of early diagnosis and prompt action in the treatment of heart attacks and offers potentially life-saving information and advice. The special features llive, in-studio discussions with celebrities and medical experts and taped segm
43.
Happy Birthday, Bob -- 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years With NBC (1988)
A three-hour special celebrating the eighty-fifth birthday of comedian Bob Hope, and his fifty years with NBC. Highlights include a retrospective of Hope's radio days, film clips from his most memorable movies and television shows, and singing and dancing performances by guest celebrities.
44.
NBC Investigates Bob Hope (1987)
In a spoof of "Olliemania" and the Iran/Contra hearings, Bob Hope is accused of selling jokes to cable television and diverting the profits. An investigation is launched into his alleged covert activities and, overnight, Hope becomes a national hero and "Hopemania" sweeps the country.
45.
NBC's 60th Anniversary Celebration (1986)
A special featuring more than 100 stars and highlights from the most memorable moments in radio and television history spanning six decades on America's first broadcast network. NBC stars, past and present, recall, via film clips and personal memories, unforgettable moments from the past 60 years. H
46.
Bob Hope Buys NBC? (1985) as Guest
Bob puts together a telethon to raise funds to buy NBC, his adopted network, in this hour-long variety special of music, dance, and comedy.
47.
Dean Martin Celebrity Roast, The (1984) as Special Guest
Michael Landon is roasted in this special.
48.
Chemical People, The (1983)
A two-part program examining the scope of drug and alcohol abuse among schoolchildren. Viewers learn how to spot which children are taking drugs and where to ship them for rehabilitation.
49.
Walt Disney... One Man's Dream (1981) as Host
A musical variety special that focuses on the life and accomplishments of Walt Disney, a creative giant of American cinema and pop culture.
50.
Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera Arena Show, The (1981) as Host
A special, broadcast from the Perth Entertainment Center in Australia, featuring life-size Hanna-Barbera characters performing in various stories.
51.
General Electric's All-Star Anniversary (1978)
The program recalls the music, song, and comedy of the past 100 years and celebrates the one-hundredth anniversary of the founding of the General Electric Company.
52.
Swing Out, Sweet Land (1976)
John Wayne hosts this historical survey of the growth of the United States by means of military conquest and politial finagling. Sundry entertainers join him to add song, dance, and comedy to the analysis.
53.
Doug Henning's World of Magic (1976) as Host
An hour of magic and illusions starring Doug Henning.
54.
Mitzi and a Hundred Guys (1975)
An hour of music and song with Mitzi Gaynor and a hundred fairly well-known guys.
55.
America's Junior Miss Pageant (1975) as Host
A live telecast from Mobile, Alabama, of the eighteenth annual America's Junior Miss Pageant.
56.
Bing Crosby's Sun Valley Christmas Show (1973)
A yuletide program of popular music from Sun Valley.
57.
Special London Bridge Special (1972)
A musical fantasy that follows the meeting and courtship of a young couple. Taped in London and in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, the site of the transplanted London Bridge.
58.
Monsanto Presents Mancini (1971)
A third program of music and songs by composer Henry Mancini, sponsored by the Monsanto Corporation.
59.
Amateur's Guide to Love, An (1971)
The program features unsuspecting individuals caught by hidden cameras in pre-arranged romantic situations. With some changes, it became the pilot for the series of the same title.
60.
Sam Hill (1961) as Little Joe Cartwright (Guest)
The story, set in 1864, relates the adventures of Sam Hill, a traveling blacksmith of legendary strength who roams throughout the West with only a knife and a hammer. In the pilot episode, Sam tries to protect a piece of land he owns from a colonel who is seeking to buy it--at any cost.
61.
Johnny Risk (1958) as Johnny Risk
The story, set in Alaska in 1896, relates the adventures of Johnny Risk, a gambling boat entrepreneur. In the pilot episode, Risk battles a corrupt new law designed to take gold mines away from aliens when a friend loses his mine.
62.
Way of the West (1958) as Don Burns
The story of Belle Starr, a lawless woman of the Old West who, despite her outlaw reputation, fights for right. Belle teams with a young doctor to help the people of a frontier town stricken by a smallpox epidemic.
63.
Restless Gun, The (1957) as Sandy (Guest)
The story relates the exploits of Britt Ponset, a wandering ex-gunfighter in the 1800s who aids people in distress. In the pilot episode, broadcast as a segment of "Schlitz Playhouse of Stars," Britt attempts to save an old friend from a ruthless killer.

Editing (special)

64.
Haunted Hollywood (1993) as Editor
Special examines Hollywood's "spookiest" locations including haunted hotels, celebrity cemetaries and sites of infamous deaths. Includes reenactments of unsolved mysteries.

Music (special)

65.
Happy Birthday, Bob -- 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years With NBC (1988) as Song Performer ("Travelin' Man")
A three-hour special celebrating the eighty-fifth birthday of comedian Bob Hope, and his fifty years with NBC. Highlights include a retrospective of Hope's radio days, film clips from his most memorable movies and television shows, and singing and dancing performances by guest celebrities.

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