7 wins & 14 nominations.
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(TV Series) (executive producer - 119 episodes)
(TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
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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?
On working with Eddie Murphy
in Coming to America
(1988): Eddie is an immensely overpowering talent. But if you can imagine a nuclear plant, that energy is productive as long as it's contained. And if Eddie's not contained, he's gonna blow.
In his early career he worked as a stunt-man specialising in horse-falls.
The phrase "See You Next Wednesday". Supposedly, the phrase is the title of a film that Landis had an idea for at the age of 15. The title is a direct reference to a line in 2001: A Space Odyssey
(1968). He describes the film as the kind of movie that a 15 year old adolescent boy would have made. He sometimes uses ideas from this movie, and when he does he puts the phrase in as a "homage". It is ...