Who Are Michael Landon’s Children?

Michael Landon’s four daughters are Cheryl Lynn, Leslie Anne, Shawna Leigh and Jennifer Rachel, and his five sons are Mark Fraser, Josh Fraser, Michael Landon, Jr., Christopher Beau and Sean Matthew. Another son, Jason Smith, was adopted by Michael Landon but was later adopted by another family.

Cheryl Lynn was Michael Landon’s stepdaughter. Although she wasn’t legally adopted by Landon, he considered her his daughter and she is listed as one in his obituaries. Many of Michael Landon’s children have worked in the entertainment business; Mark and Shawna have had small acting parts, and Jennifer won a Daytime Emmy for acting on “As the World Turns.” Christopher works as a writer, producer and director.