Leslie Landon

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Leslie Landon
Little House on the Prairie Leslie Landon 1977.jpg
Landon on Little House on the Prairie, c. 1977
Born Leslie Ann Landon
(1962-10-11) October 11, 1962 (age 52)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1975–1984

Leslie Landon Matthews (born October 11, 1962 in Los Angeles, California) is a former American actress. She is known for playing the role of Etta Plum on the Little House on the Prairie TV series, and for being the daughter of Michael Landon.

Acting career[edit]

Landon is notable for her role as schoolteacher Etta Plum on Little House on the Prairie which she played from 1982 to 1984. She also made small guest appearances in four other episodes of Little House between 1975 and 1981.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Landon's parents are Michael Landon and Marjorie Lynn Noe (known as Lynn Noe).[2] Her brothers are Michael Landon, Jr. and Christopher B. Landon. She also has a half-sister Jennifer Landon from her father's third marriage. She has two brothers from her father's first marriage, Mark Landon and Josh Landon.[citation needed]

Landon graduated from Pepperdine University and has a Ph.D. in psychology and currently specializes in children dealing with loss.[citation needed]


  • Little House on the Prairie
    • 1975: Plague Victim in "The Plague" (season 1)
    • 1977: Kate in "The Election" (season 3)
    • 1979: Marge in "The Third Miracle" (season 6)
    • 1981: Pam in "A Wiser Heart" (season 8)
    • 1982–83: Etta Plum, 15 episodes (season 9)
    • 1983: Etta Plum in Little House: Look Back to Yesterday (TV movie)
    • 1984: Etta Plum in Little House: Bless All the Dear Children (TV movie)
    • 1984: Etta Plum in Little House: The Last Farewell (TV movie)


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