Michael Landon (10/31/36 - 7/1/91) American actor, writer, director, and producer. He is best known for his roles as Little Joe Cartwright in Bonanza, Charles Ingalls in Little House on the Prairie, and Jonathan Smith in Highway to Heaven.
Just how did we manage to survive! I remember my first boy, back in the very early '70s, was in one of these and I braked for a dog and Erik went forward...no seat belt! I put my arm out to keep him from going into the windshield.