Radames Pera, who played the character of John Sanderson Edwards in Little House on the Prairie, has been indicted for raping a minor under the age of 15.
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It was THE series of the 1970s across the Atlantic. Between 1974 and 1983, The Little House On The Prairie is broadcast in the United States and the success is there. Exploding audience records, the soap opera fascinates Americans who follow the adventures of the Ingalls family. Worn by Melissa Gilbert who plays the character of little Laura Ingalls, the series depicts the life of a modest family in the 19th century. In France, it is M6 which takes over the series and the private channel multiplies the broadcasts. Viewers fall in love with earthy Laura and love to hate little Nellie Olsen. With more than nine seasons, The Little House On The Prairie recruited many actors to play the families of Walnut Grove, the village dominated by the Ingalls and the Olsens. Between 1975 and 1980, Radames Pera interpreted the character of John Sanderson EdwardsMary’s fiancé who is murdered a few seasons later.
Radames Pera in the sights of French justice
After having known the glory thanks to the series, Radames Pera finds himself today in turmoil. In effect, the 61-year-old actor was indicted for sexual assault and aggravated rape of a minor under 15has learned BFM TV, confirming information from the Union, this Friday from the parquet floor of Reims. Living in the suburbs of Reims, the American actor is in the sights of French justice and the facts of which he is accused date from the period 2020-2021. The victim was a minor and under the age of 15 at the time of the alleged facts.
The American actor denies the facts
A preliminary investigation was opened in the spring of 2021 after a complaint was filed. Placed under judicial control, Radames Pera responds to all summonses from justice without ever protesting, pushing the prosecution not to place him in pre-trial detention. To date, the investigation continues to try to gather the elements on this file while seeking the testimonies of possible other victims. The main interested party denies the facts with which he is accused.