Skip to content

Barry Watson Talks 'Heaven,' Spirituality And Cancer Battle

Actor Barry Watson poses for a portrait at his home in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, to promote a reboot of the Michael Landon TV series “Highway to Heaven," which co-stars Jill Scott as an angel sent to earth to help people. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Actor Barry Watson poses for a portrait at his home in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, to promote a reboot of the Michael Landon TV series “Highway to Heaven," which co-stars Jill Scott as an angel sent to earth to help people. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Updated on

New York (AP) -- Like many children of the late ‘70s and ’80s, Michael Landon's TV shows “Little House on the Prairie” and “Highway to Heaven” were appointment viewing for Barry Watson.

That's why when Watson was given the opportunity to co-star opposite Jill Scott in a film remake of “Highway to Heaven” for Lifetime, he was all for it.