Michael Landon

The Best Actor Ever!!!!

Early Life

Michael Landon was born on October 32, 1936. His birth name was Eugene Orowitz (he later chose to change his name). His mother and his Father were both involved in acting. He grew up in Collingswood, New Jersey.

Acting Career

His acting career first began when he went to help his friend audition for an acting school. He was the one accepted to the school, not his friend!!! Shortly after, he was first cast in the television show Telephone Time. He starred in many other television shows and films including Playhouse 90, I was a Teenage Werewolf, Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie, The Loneliest Runner and Highway to Heaven. He died suddenly of pancreatic cancer on July 1, 1991 at age 53. He had just finished filming the pilot episode of Us right before his untimely death.