John Landis

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United States

John Landis Bio

Who is John Landis

An American successful director who is best known for his comedy movies and horror movies like The Blues Brothers, National Lampoon's Animal House. He is also known about his videos with Michael Jackson. He is also the creator of HBO comedy Dream On.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. His parents name are Shirley Levine and Marshall Landis. He dropped his high school at the age of 18 and worked for the production assistant on Kelly's Heroes.

Interesting Facts

He is writer and director of the comedy-horror An American Werewolf in London which is known as his personal project. He is also title director of 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Personal Life

He is married with Deborah Nadoolman who is Oscar-nominated costume designer on July 27, 1980. This beautiful couple has got two children Max who is writer and Rachel a school teacher.


He has won 7 awards and nominated in 4. He won Time-Machine Honorary Award and copper Wing Tribute Award in 2004, Career Award in 2010, Best Film Award in 1982 for Schlock and also got nominated in Oscar for worst director.