Melissa Francis


Michael Landon Always Pinched Pennies On ‘Little House On The Prairie,’ Says Melissa Francis

Michael Landon was not just the patriarch of the Ingalls family, Charles Ingalls; he was an executive producer for Little House on the Prairie. He had major creative input and dictated how some scenes would be presented. Melissa Francis, who played Cassandra Cooper Ingalls, was privy to a close look at the decisions Landon made to cut costs producing the Western historical drama.