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John Landis

John Landis (born August 3, 1950) is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, and producer. He is known for his comedies, his horror films, and his music videos with singer Michael Jackson.

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Aug 3, 1950 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Schlock 1973-03-01
Latest Project:
Movie Russ Meyer: King of Sexploitation 2022
Known For
Poster of Footlight Parade: Music for the Decades
Poster of Sleepwalkers
Poster of Darkman
Poster of Trading Places
Movie Russ Meyer: King of Sexploitation Self 2022
Movie Belushi Self (archive footage) 2020-10-14
Movie I Hate Kids Psychic #4 2019-01-18
Movie Mark of The Beast: The Legacy of the Universal Werewolf Unknown 2019-10-28
Movie King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen Himself 2018-07-07
Movie The World Is Yours Homme couple Ladurée 2018-08-15
Movie The Body Man in Bathroom 2018-09-21
Series Eli Roth's History of Horror Self 2018-10-14
Movie Sidemen: Long Road To Glory 2016-03-11
Movie Wrestling Isn't Wrestling Therapist 2015-03-16
Movie In Their Own Words: Jim Henson 2015-09-15
Movie Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon Himself / Film Director 2015-01-25
Movie Tales of Halloween Jebediah Rex 2015-10-16
Movie Creature Designers: The Frankenstein Complex Himself 2015-11-18
Movie Remembering 'Dead of Night' Unknown 2014-02-24
Series The Real History of Science Fiction Himself 2014-04-19
Movie Out of Print Himself 2014-08-23
Movie Trespassing Bergman Himself 2013-08-28
Movie Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader Professor 2012-01-01
Series Holliston Himself 2012-04-03
Movie The Complete Bob Wilkins Creature Features Unknown 2012-08-23
Movie American Grindhouse Himself 2011-02-04
Series Face Off Guest Judge 2011-01-26
Movie Nightmare Factory Himself 2011-10-27
Movie Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan Himself 2011-11-27
Movie Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis Himself 2011-12-17
Movie David Bowie: Rare and Unseen Unknown 2010-01-01
Movie Pure in Heart: The Life and Legacy of Lon Chaney, Jr. Himself 2010-02-02
Movie Machete Maidens Unleashed! Himself 2010-10-15
Movie The Man Who Saw Frankenstein Cry Himself 2010-10-07
Movie The Face Is Familiar 2009-06-08
Movie The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Himself 2009-01-01
Series Psychoville Unknown 2009-06-18
Movie Into the Pit: The Shocking Story of Himself 2009-08-09
Movie Teen Spirit: Teenagers and Hollywood Himself 2009-09-30
Movie Vittorio D. Himself 2009-09-17
Movie Beware the Moon: Remembering 'An American Werewolf in London' Himself 2009-09-14
Movie Animal House: The Inside Story Self 2008-08-13
Movie Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin and Censorship in Pre-Code Hollywood Himself 2008-03-03
Movie Fantastic Flesh: The Art of Make-Up EFX Himself 2008-10-07
Movie Parasomnia Department Store Manager 2008-10-17
Movie The Decade of Darkness Himself 2007-09-11
Movie Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Himself 2007-10-13
Movie Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman Himself 2007-05-16
Movie Bloodsucking Cinema Unknown 2007-10-26
Movie Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story Himself 2007-11-08
Movie Busby Berkeley's Kaleidoscopic Eyes Unknown 2006-03-21
Movie Footlight Parade: Music for the Decades Unknown 2006-03-21
Movie (buz'be bur'kle) n. A Study in Style Himself 2006-03-21
Movie The Sci-Fi Boys Self 2006-04-27
Movie Amazing! Exploring the Far Reaches of Forbidden Planet Self 2006-11-14
Movie The Ax Père du copain de Maxime 2005-03-02
Movie Torrente 3: The Protector Embajador árabe 2005-09-30
Movie The Perfect Scary Movie Himself 2005-10-29
Movie RKO Production 601: The Making of 'Kong, the Eighth Wonder of the World' Himself 2005-10-22
Movie Mario Bava: Operazione paura Himself 2004-04-30
Movie Spider-Man 2 Doctor (uncredited) 2004-06-25
Movie Edgar G. Ulmer: The Man Off-Screen Self 2004-09-04
Movie Hollywood's Creepiest Creatures Himself 2004-10-30
Movie Michael Jackson's Private Home Movies Himself (archive footage) 2003-04-24
Movie Where Are They Now?: A Delta Alumni Update Himself (voice) 2003-08-26
Movie Masters of Horror John LANDIS 2002-11-06
Movie It's Black Entertainment Himself 2002-02-08
Movie The American Nightmare Himself 2000-09-11
Movie Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby Judge 1999-09-10
Movie Monster by Moonlight! The Immortal Saga of The Wolf Man Himself 1999-01-01
Movie Diamonds Gambler 1999-12-10
Movie The Abbey Road Story Himself 1998-01-04
Movie The Stories Behind the Making of 'The Blues Brothers' Himself 1998-09-08
Movie The Yearbook: An 'Animal House' Reunion Himself - Director 1998-10-13
Movie Hollywood Rated 'R' himself 1997-06-19
Movie Quicksilver Highway Surgical Assistant 1997-05-13
Movie Mad City Doctor 1997-11-07
Movie Vampirella Astronaut #1 1996-09-28
Movie The Legend of Dolemite! Bigger & Badder Himself 1994-01-01
Movie The Silence of the Hams FBI Agent 1994-03-11
Series The Stand Russ Dorr 1994-05-08
Movie The World of Jim Henson Leanord Winesop (archive footage) 1994-11-23
Movie The Martin & Lewis Story: The Last Great Comedy Team Himself 1992-01-01
Movie Sleepwalkers Lab Technician 1992-04-10
Series Eek! The Cat 1992-09-11
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Body Chemistry II: Voice of a Stranger Dr. Edwards 1992-08-05
Series Dream On Unknown 1990-07-08
Movie Spontaneous Combustion Radio Technician 1990-02-23
Movie Darkman Physician 1990-08-24
Movie Psycho IV: The Beginning Mike Calveccio 1990-11-10
Movie The Horror Hall of Fame Himself 1990-09-30
Movie This Is Horror Himself 1989-01-01
Movie B.B. King: Into the Night Himself 1985-01-01
Movie Into the Night SAVAK 1985-02-22
Movie The Muppets Take Manhattan Leonard Winesop 1984-06-27
Movie Making Michael Jackson's Thriller Himself 1983-12-15
Movie Trading Places Man with Briefcase (uncredited) 1983-06-07
Movie Take One: Fear on Film Unknown 1982-01-01
Movie Eating Raoul Man at Bank 1982-03-24
Movie The Blues Brothers Trooper La Fong 1980-06-16
Movie The Muppet Movie Additional Muppet Performer 1979-05-31
Movie 1941 Mizerany 1979-12-14
Movie Animal House Cafeteria Dishwasher 1978-07-27
Movie The Kentucky Fried Movie TV Technician Thrown by Gorilla (segment "A.M. Today") 1977-08-10
Movie Death Race 2000 Mechanic 1975-04-27
Movie Schlock Schlock 1973-03-01