Little House on the Prairie/Cancer Deaths


mscrybaby wrote at 2010-01-30 21:25:22
I think what Jeni is thinking of is that the cast of Bonanza had an unnormal amount of deaths from cancer.  The father, Loren Greene, the cook and Landon all passed of pancreatic cancer.  Dan Blocker, Hoss, passed of a heart attack and Pernell Roberts just passed of cancer.

Charles Hollingsworth wrote at 2013-04-30 15:04:45
There was a meltdown of a nuclear plant in Simi Valley where "Little House" was filmed. This meltdown occurred sometime in the 1950's. There was low-level radiation remaining in Simi Valley when the show was filmed!!!

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I can, in 99% of the cases, answer anything about Little House On the Prairie or it`s cast members past or present, as well as the Little House books and the Ingalls real life genealogy.

The following members of the LHOTP cast are no longer with us, but their loss has been deeply felt by those who have and continue to enjoy their acting:

Karl Swenson B: 23 July 1908 D: 8 October 1978 (Lars Hanson)
Steve Tracey B: 3 October 1952 D: 27 November 1986 (Percival Dalton)
Victor French B: 4 December 1934 D: 15 June 1989 (Mr. Isaiah Edwards)
Michael Landon B: 31 October 1936 D: 1 July 1991 (Charles Ingalls)
Moses Gunn B: 2 October 1929 D: 16 December 1993 (Joe Kagan)
Dub Taylor B: 26 February 1905 D: 3 October 1995 (Houston)
Kevin Hagen B: 3 April 1928 D: 9 July 2005 (Dr. Hiram Baker)
Dabbs Greer B: 2 April 1917 D: 28 April 2007 (Rev. Robert Alden)
Merlin Oleson B: 15 September 1940 D: 11 March 2010 (Jonathan Garvey)


I've watched Little House since I was five years old. I own every season, that's currently released, on DVD and can and will rewatch the episode if need be to answer your questions. I can more than likely pick out a episode based on a brief description of what happened, so you don't even have to know the name of it, just the general idea of what happened.

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