Little House on the Prairie: The Cast and Behind the Scenes

The Pioneer Man Michael Landon

Michael Landon has a daughter named Leslie who played many roles on the series and she was cast as Etta Plum. Landon was known for playing pranks on the cast and crew and he had an amazing sense of humor. Did you know Michael Landon was a chain-smoker? According to, Michael Landon put out his smokes on his gloves! Here’s another crazy Michael Landon fact: he blew up Walnut Grove so it would not be utilized as a movie set. Now that’s guarding your territory!