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Michael Landon (I) (1936–1991)


Michael Landon was born Eugene Maurice Orowitz, on October 31, 1936, in Forest Hills, Queens, New York. In 1941, he and his family moved to Collingswood, New Jersey. When Eugene was in high school, he participated -- and did very well -- in track and field, especially javelin throwing, and his athletic skills earned him a scholarship to USC. ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 54) in Malibu, California, USA

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Other Works:

Print advertisement: Del Monte Foods. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 5 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mike Landon

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[In 1991]: If I'm gonna die, death's gonna have to do a lot of fighting to get me. See more »

Trivia:

Longtime friend of Victor French. See more »

Trademark:

His youthful appearance. See more »

Nickname:

Emo See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio