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John Landis

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Birthday
3, 1950
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
3, 1950 (age 69)
Birthplace
Chicago, IL

About

Cinematic director known for his work on such comedy films as The Blues Brothers, An American Werewolf in London, Trading Places and National Lampoon's Animal House.

Before Fame

In his early twenties, he wrote, directed, and starred in a satirical horror film called Schlock.

Trivia

He was acquitted following a trial over the deaths of three actors in a helicopter accident on the set of Twilight Zone: The Movie.

Family Life

He married Deborah Nadoolman on July 27, 1980. The couple raised two children.

Associated With

He directed Michael Jackson's famous "Thriller" music video.