• March 8, 1950
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Male
  • American

John Landis


John Landis is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, and producer. He is best known for his work on a number of popular comedies and horror films, including "Animal House," "The Blues Brothers," "An American Werewolf in London," and Michael Jackson's "Thriller." He has also worked as an actor and has appeared in a number of films and television shows. Landis was born in 1950 and continues to work in the film industry today.


Movie NameRelease Date
Trading Places June 8, 1983
Coming to America June 29, 1988
The Blues Brothers June 20, 1980
National Lampoon’s Animal House July 28, 1978
An American Werewolf in London August 21, 1981