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Age: 73, born 3 August 1950

Country of origin: United States

Currently Residing In: United States

Height: 5' 10"


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Description: John Landis began his career in the mail room of 20th Century-Fox. A high-school dropout, 18-year-old Landis made his way to Yugoslavia to work as a production assistant on Kelly's Heroes (1970). Remaining in Europe, Landis found work as an actor, extra and stuntman in many of the Spanish/Italian "spaghetti" westerns. Returning to the US, he made his feature debut as a writer-director at age 21 with Schlock (1973), an affectionate tribute to monster movies. Clad in a Rick Baker-designed gorilla suit, Landis starred as "Schlockthropus", the missing link. After working as a writer, actor and production assistan ... (more)
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Favourite Directors (98 person items)

"Favourite films: The Blues Brothers, The Three Amigos, An American Werewolf in London, Coming to America, Trading Places, and Animal House "


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Greatest Directors (62 person items)

"Trading Places (1983) Coming to America (1988) Three Amigos (1986) An American Werewolf in London (1981) National Lampoon's Animal House (1978) The Blues Brothers (1980)"


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Monsters vs. Aliens (1980's) (12 movies items)

"Director!"


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Top Grossing Directors (200 person items)
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" I LOVE this guy, he is one of my favorite directors and it saddens me to hear that people are still accusing him of being responsible for the incident on the set of the Twilight Zone movie, when really nobody knows anything about what set it off to begin with, and I even really bad for him because movies like Blues Brothers 2000 put his directing career on hiatus for a while until he did episodes of 'Masters Of Horror' and a few other tv show episodes before coming back with Burke and Hare. "


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Mupnificently Muppety Muppetness (184 movies items)

" JOHN LANDISin... The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984) "


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