American actress who played out the role of Etta Plum about the favorite television series Small House within the Prairie from 1982 to 1984. She began making small visitor appearances on Small House within the Prairie from 1975 to 1981. She gained a Ph.D in mindset from Pepperdine College or university and spent some time working with children coping with loss. She actually is the girl of acting professional Michael Landon and offers four kids with Brian Matthews, whom she wedded in 1994. She co-starred with Melissa Gilbert on the tv screen series Little Home within the Prairie.