Gene agonizes over something he has just been told and still he has the courage to compete in the javelin throw with a college scout watching.
Gene Orowitz, the young Michael Landon (Timothy Patrick Murphy)
Sam Orowitz, Gene's father (Eli Wallach) Eli wrote a book called "The Good, the Bad, and Me: In My Anecdotage". He's married to actress Anne Jackson and they were named the king and queen of Brooklyn.
Harriet Orowitz, Gene's mother (Anne Jackson)
Cathy Stanton, Gene's girlfriend (Hallie Todd)
Robert Woods, the bully (Alan Hayes)
Bonnie Barnes, Gene's 1st girlfriend in film (Jonna Lee)
Gene Orman, Michael Landon later in life (Michael Landon)
Cy Martin, Gene's business associate (Howard Witt)
Coach Sutter, Gene's coach (William Boyett)
Jake Bellow, Sam's boss at movie theater (Harvey Gold)
Mr. Collins, school principal (James Karen)
Buddy, Gene's friend (David Wakefield)
Maxine Wagner, neighbor with new car (Montana Smoyer)
Miss Bass, school secretary (Barbara Collentine)
Art Fisher, projectionist (Phil Proctor)
Marv Gates, USC Scout (Buck Young)
Coach Diener (Herb L. Mitchell)
Cathy Orman, Gene's wife (Kathleen Coyne)
Cathy Stanton's father (Michael Griswold)
Sam's Son is available on video from www.amazon.com.
The book Conversations With Michael Landon by Tom Ito is available from www.amazon.com.
The book Michael Landon's Legacy 7 Keys to Supercharging Your Life by Cheryl Landon is available from www.amazon.com.
Sam's Son last updated 8/3/13.