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John Leonard (II) (1939–2008)

John Leonard was born on February 25, 1939 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as John Dillon Leonard. He was married to Sue Nessel and Christiana Morison. He died on November 5, 2008 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

CBS News Sunday Morning
CBS News Sunday Morning Himself - Film, Book and Drama Reviews
The Mike Douglas Show
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Critic


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 2009 CBS News Sunday Morning (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Film, Book and Drama Reviews
- Episode dated 24 May 2009 (2009) ... Himself - Film, Book and Drama Reviews
 1998 Anatomy of a 'Homicide: Life on the Street' (TV Movie documentary)
 1977 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Critic
- Episode #15.215 (1977) ... Himself - Critic

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He wrote for the New York Times, Vanity Fair, The Nation, Newsweek, The Village Voice, and Atlantic magazine. See more »

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Media and literary critic, book review editor at the New York Times from 1969 to 1970, and book review editor from 1971 to 1976. From 1977 to 1983 he was NYT's cultural critic and wrote his "Private Lives" column.

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