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Michael Landon: THIS Was His Real Name

Michael Landon
September 4, 2019 - 17:31 / Sarah Schulz

The famous Michael Landon became an absolute household name in the fifties with his roles in Bonanza and the Little House on the Prairie. His birth name however, is not what we know him as...

The iconic Michael Landon thought his birth name was just too much of a mouthful for a career in the entertainment industry. Like many other stars, he chose the name Michael Landon at random in a phone book in Los Angeles. Sadly, Michael Landon passed away at the age of fifty-four from pancreatic cancer. 

Michael Landon

To find out his real birth name, watch the video above!