After embracing a brilliant career on television thanks to his role as John Sanderson Edwards in “The Little House on the Prairie”, Radames Pera had decided to settle down in France. It was in 2017 that the American comedian, now 61, moved to Jonchery-sur-Vesle, in the Marne. A new life far from the cameras which seems to take a macabre turn. Last December, the one who played the lover of Mary Ingalls on the screen, was indicted for aggravated sexual assault and rape on a 5-year-old girl.
It was during the month of July 2021 that the facts were revealed, forcing the Reims public prosecutor’s office to open an investigation, reports L’Union. This Thursday, June 23, Matthieu Bourrette, public prosecutor of Reims, confirmed that he had opened a judicial investigation against Radames Pera ” to allow long and in-depth investigations to be carried out in a complex and atypical case “, specifies our colleagues, before adding that the magistrate indicates that “ the person concerned, presumed innocent, has always denied the facts before the investigators “. For his part, Me Pascal Ammoura, the victim’s lawyer, did not wish to speak.
Exit the United States, a new start in France
Settled in France since 2017, the famous actor of “La Petite Maison dans la prairie” had wanted to get closer to the relatives of his wife. Interviewed by the Union in 2021, Radames Pera gave some details about his marriage. He had notably told of having met his wife in the south of France during a reunion of former actors of the show. The couple said “yes” to each other in 2015.
Owner of the company All Systems Go, Radames Pera had the chance to collaborate with legendary figures of the 7th art such as Johnny Depp, Sharon Stone or Nicolas Cage.