• Michael Landon had a famous daughter
  • Leslie Landon was also an actress
  • Learn more about her here

Leslie Landon is one of Michael Landon's 9 children. She was born on October 11th, 1962 to Michael Landon and Marjorie Lynn Noe in Los Angeles, California. She decided to follow in her father's footsteps by giving the acting world a try.

Michael Landon's Daughter Leslie as "Etta Plum"

Leslie's most notable role happened to be in the same show as her father actually. Leslie starred as schoolteacher "Etta Plum" in Little House on the Prairie from 1982 to 1984.


Leslie Landon in Little House on the Prairie

On top of her appearances in Little House on the Prairie, she also appeared in four episodes of Little House between 1975 and 1981. In 1982, she appeared in one episode of Father Murphy playing the role of "Kate Jones." Leslie starred in a TV movie in 1984 titled Hollywood's Most Sensational Mysteries playing the role of "Cheryl Crane." 

Leslie Landon's daughter Rachel is also an actress

After her acting career, she went to school and now works as a clinical psychologist. She married Brian Matthews in 1990 and together they had four children. Her eldest daughter Rachel Matthews (born in 1993) is also an actress and had her film debut in Happy Death Day (2017) which also happened to be directed by her uncle, Christopher Landon.

This is Michael Landon's granddaughter Rachel Matthews

Rachel's recent film is Frozen 2 where she plays the voice of "Honeymaren." You can also catch her in the 2022 films 'Tankhouse' and 'Do Revenge' as well as the 2023 film 'The Duel' as "Abbie". Some might even say that the entertainment industry is full of members of the Landon family!

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Michael Landon in Little House on the Prairie

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