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(film director, screenwriter, producer and actor)

Actor, producer John Landis is married and a father of two.

Relationship Facts of John Landis

John Landis is married to Deborah Nadoolman.
John Landis married on July 27, 1980.
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He is father of Two (Max Landis, Rachel Landis).
John Landis is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

How many children does John Landis have?- Dating History

John Landis is a married man. He is married to Oscar-nominated costume designer Deborah Nadoolman. The pair married on July 27, 1980.

They have two children from the marriage, Max Landis, and Rachel Landis. Max is a screenwriter and Rachel is an early childhood educator.

The marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs at present.

Relationship Timeline

Who is John Landis currently married to?

John Landis and Deborah Nadoolman have been married for 42 years since 27th Jul 1980.

TypeTotalTime Duration
Married144 years, 7 months


John Landis: Biography in Details

Who is John Landis?

John Landis is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor.

He has directed numerous comedy movies including ‘National Lampoon’s Animal House’, ‘An American Werewolf in London’, ‘Trading Places’, ‘Coming to America, 2018 Beverly Hills Cop III’, and ‘The Blues Brothers’ among others.

John Landis’ Early Life, Childhood, Education

Landis was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 3, 1950, to parents Shirley Levine and Marshall Landis. Throughout most of his childhood years, he grew up in California.

John Landis became interested in the world of movies in his childhood years. He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to the Ashkenazi Jewish ethnic background.

Talking about his education, there are no details about Landis’ educational background.

John Landis’ Career, Profession

John Landis initially started his film career working as a mail boy at 20th Century Fox. Later, he decided to pursue his career in directing movies. In 1969, he worked as an assistant director for filming MGM’s ‘Kelly’s Heroes in Yugoslavia.

Eventually, John Landis made his debut in 1971 as a director in the US with ‘Schlock’. Additionally, from 1977 to 1981, he worked on films including ‘The Kentucky Fried Movie, ‘Animal House, ‘The Blues Brothers, and ‘An American Werewolf in London’.

Since then, John Landis has worked in numerous other movies and television series as a producer and a director. All in all, he has over 40 credits as a director and over 25 credits as a producer.

Some other movies and television series that Landis has worked in are ‘Wendy Liebman: Taller on TV, ‘Some Guy Who Kills People, ‘Starz Inside: Ladies or Gentlemen’, ‘The Kronenberg Chronicles’, ‘The Lost World’, ‘Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show’, ‘The Munsters’ Scary Little Christmas’, ‘Weird Science’, ‘Sliders’, ‘Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color’, ‘What If…?’, ‘Dream On’ and ‘Innocent Blood’ among others.

Additionally, he also has 45 credits as an actor and has appeared in TV series and movies including ‘Holliston’, ‘Psychoville’, and ‘Spider-Man 2’ among others. Furthermore, he also has 16 credits as a writer and two credits for soundtracks.

John Landis won the Primetime Emmy Award for ‘Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project’ in 2008. He has also garnered the Saturn Award nomination.

Additionally, he won the Golden Unicorn for Career Achievement Award at the Amiens International Film Festival in 2015. All in all, he has 9 wins and 15 nominations to his name to date.

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Salary, Net Worth 2024

John Landis has not revealed his current salary. John Landis has an estimated net worth of around $155 million as of 2024.

Is John Landis involved in any rumors and controversies?

John Landis was involved in a controversy after a helicopter crash killed actor Vic Morrow, and 2 young children during his filming of the ‘Twilight Zone movie.

The incident also injured Landis and his other crew members. Additionally, he faced a manslaughter rap over the stunt. At present, there are no rumors concerning his life and career.

Body Measurement

Talking about his body measurement, John Landis has a height of 5 feet 10½ inches (1.79 m).

Additionally, his hair color is dark brown and his eye color is light brown.

Is John Landis active on social media?

John Landis is active on Instagram. He has more than 300 followers and has posted 4 times.

However, John Landis does not have an official Twitter account. His fan page on Facebook has around 300 followers.

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