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Michael Landon (Eugene Maurice Orowitz)

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Biography

Forest Hills, Queens, New York City, New York, USA
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. However, an accident injured his arm, ending his athletic career -- and his term at USC -- and he worked a number of odd jobs and small roles to make ends meet and decided that acting was for him. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Himself - Performer

The 33rd Annual Emmy Awards 1981

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Character: Hugh as adult

Where Pigeons Go to Die 1990

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Character: John Everingham

Love Is Forever 1983

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Character: Himself

The Electric Company 1971

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Character: Himself

The Dean Martin Show 1965

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Character: Himself - Guest Panelist

Stump the Stars 1947

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Character: Johnny Risk

Alcoa Theatre 1957

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Character: Billy Mathis

The Rifleman 1958

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Character: Himself

You Don't Say 1963

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Character: Himself - Guest Performer

Laugh-In 1967

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Character: Caspar Hauser

Telephone Time 1956

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Character: Himself

Dinah's Place 1970

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Character: John Curtis as an Adult

The Loneliest Runner 1976

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Character: Himself

The Wil Shriner Show 1987

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Character: Himself

Breakaway 1983

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Character: Himself

Later with Bob Costas 1988

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Character: Dan Overton

Zane Grey Theater 1956

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Character: Himself - Host

Desperate Passage 1987

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Character: Himself - Host

Doug Henning's World of Magic 1976

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Character: Himself - Interviewee

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Writing