Mark Landon

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Mark Landon
Born Mark Frasier
(1948-10-01)October 1, 1948
Died May 11, 2009(2009-05-11) (aged 60)
West Hollywood, California, U.S.
Burial place Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery
Occupation Actor
Years active 1986–1997
Parent(s) Dodie Levy-Frasier
Michael Landon (adoptive)
Relatives Leslie Landon (paternal half-sister)
Michael Landon, Jr. (paternal half-brother)
Christopher B. Landon (paternal half-brother)

Mark Landon (October 1, 1948 – May 11, 2009) was an American actor and adopted son of Bonanza and Little House on the Prairie star Michael Landon.

Life and career[edit]

Mark Frasier Landon was adopted in 1956, aged 7, by the 20-year-old actor Michael Landon. Mark's biological mother was Michael's then wife, Dodie Levy-Frasier.

Mark Landon appeared in three movies, including the CBS television movie Us (1991), which was written and directed by Michael Landon shortly before his death in 1991. It aired a few months after Michael Landon died. Mark also had a small role as a Navy SEAL in the 1997 movie Goodbye America.

Death[edit]

Mark Landon was found dead at his West Hollywood home in the 1300 block of North Sweetzer Avenue around noon on May 11, 2009, at age 60. He was interred at the Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, California, in the same room as his father.

Hollywood sheriff's investigators stated that there was no suspicion of foul play.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michael Landon's Son Dies at 60

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