Michael Landon was born in Queens, New York on October 31st, 1936 in New York. When he was just 5 years old, he moved to Collingswood, New Jersey with his family. He was also an athlete who played several sports while in high school! However, an injury ended up causing his path to change direction.
While you may know him from popular series such as Bonanza and Little House on the Prairie, you might not be aware of what else the actor did before he passed away in 1991. Click through this gallery to find out about Michael Landon's career and life through the years!