Victor French is the great uncle to TV/film actress Kristin M. Meade and was her inspiration to follow in his footsteps. Kristin always knew Victor as "Uncle Eddie" because of his role in Little House as Mr. Edwards, the town's silly wisecracking drunk. Had three children: Victor Jr. (born 1960) and twins Kelly and Tracy French (born 1962).
Jan 22, 2023 · Victor was a chain smoker (a person who smokes cigarettes one after another). French died on June 15, 1989, at Sherman Oaks Community Hospital in LA, California. The actor had been ill with lung cancer for about three months before his death. At his request, there were no services. Height Victor French was 6′ 1″ (1.85 m) tall. Trivia
Victor French was an American actor best known for his roles of Isaiah Edwards in the TV series ‘Little House on the Prairie’ and Mark Gordon in ‘Highway to Heaven’. He was famous as a leading television villain due to his heavy physique and gruff countenance which made him a perfect fit for a thug.
Jul 13, 2022 · According to IMDb, Victor French appeared in "Bonanza" at least five different times from 1962 to 1971. He played various characters. French's early career mimicked that of his father, Ted French. They both began in Hollywood as stuntmen and even worked together on a few projects, including an episode of "Gunsmoke" (via Little House on the Prairie).
Jun 16, 1989 · LOS ANGELES -- Victor French, 54, a television actor and director who was the bearded co-star of "Highway to Heaven" and "Little House on the Prairie," died of cancer June 15 at a hospital...
Apr 28, 2020 · The two protagonists, Michael Landon and Victor French, passed away with two years of difference Television: failure, cancer and forgetfulness: what happened to the actors in 'La casa de la pradera' It seems that his fate was already written. The Highway to Heaven series was prophetic.
“Another big, gifted guy killed by alcoholism.” Victor French liked Michael Landon French loved working with Landon. He had a deep respect and appreciation for the late actor. He as soon as informed the Los Angeles Times he was “working with the man I love.” Taking part in Mark Gordon on Freeway to Heaven was a dream come true for French.