Won 1 Primetime Emmy.
Another 6 wins & 14 nominations.
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(TV Series) (executive producer - 119 episodes)
(TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
... (executive producer)
Directed "Great Sketch Experiment", six short films featuring sketch comedians for JibJab.com and Verizon's V CAST
2 Biographical Movies |
4 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
15 Interviews |
7 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
John Landie | Landis
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
Close friend, George Lucas
, offered John Landis the role of director on Howard the Duck
(1986). After reading the script Landis turned down the opportunity due to the police car crashes in the finale. He felt this was too similar to that of his previous film The Blues Brothers
Airport scenes in Into the Night
(1985) and Coming to America
(1988) have a call over the PA system for a 'Mr Frank Ozkerwitz' to pick up the white courtesy phone. This is Frank Oz
's real name. Landis' work frequently features Oz.