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Michael Landon, the Father I Knew

Michael Landon, the Father I Knew

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Sunday, May 23, 1999 12.4 20 1
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  • Season: 1998-99
  • Network: CBS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Biography, Family Drama, Hollywood/Show Biz

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Plot Synopsis

The star of wholesome family dramas finds his personal life conflicting with his television image when, during his second marriage, he begins an affair and leaves his family for a young makeup artist. His children, especially his son Michael Jr. are devastated. Junior turns to alcohol and destructive behavior before he eventually deals with the fact that his father is no icon, just a man trying to do his best.


Production Company:

  • Green-Epstein

Production Type:

  • Independent
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