Leon Schlesinger

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Birthday
20, 1884
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Dec 25, 1949 (65)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1884
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Dec 25, 1949 (65)

About

American film producer who founded Leon Schlesinger Studios which later became Warner Brothers Cartoons studio. He was a lead producer of the Looney Tunes cartoons.

Before Fame

He worked as an usher at a theater before founding Pacific Title and Art in 1919.

Trivia

He appeared as himself in the 1940 short You Ought to Be in Pictures which combined live action with animation.

Family Life

He was married to his wife Berenice.

Associated With

He hired Chuck Jones to work at his studio to help produce the Looney Tunes.