‘Little House on the Prairie’: 1 of Michael Landon’s Wives Also Appeared on ‘Bonanza’

Michael Landon played the role of patriarch Charles “Pa” Ingalls Toilet on the Moor. As well as being the main character in the family drama, Landon’s chief executive made the series.

Landon was working on it Bonanza as Little Joe Cartwright before Toilet. The role influenced Landon both professionally and personally.

Michael Landon as Charles Philip Ingalls | Bruce Birmelin Photo Bank / NBCU

How many times was Michael Landon married?

Before he died of pancreatic cancer in 1991, Landon married three different women. His first marriage was to Dodie Levy-Fraser in 1986. As they went down the aisle, Landon caught Fraser’s two children. Unfortunately, the couple separated in 1962. After their separation, Landon and Lynn Noe fled in 1963. Four children were reunited – Michael Landon, Jr., Leslie Landon, Shawna Landon, and Christopher Landon. Noah had another daughter from a previous relationship.

Noah said People that Clerico was not to blame for her marriage coming to an end. She admitted that her relationship with Landon was in trouble before Clerico came around.

“I was too busy to be the kind of woman he wanted me to be,” Noah said, adding that “she gradually lost me,” and “she became Michael my God.”

“If it wasn’t for Cindy, it would be someone,” she continued. “He had reached that point in his life. ”

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