JOHN LANDIS Biography - Writers


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John Landis was born on 1950 is a film director who has helmed such films as The Blues
Brothers, An American Werewolf in London, Twilight Zone: The Movie, Into the         
Night and Spies Like Us. In many of these films he has cast Frank Oz in bit           
roles, and An American Werewolf in London even features a scene from The Muppet       
His earliest Muppet connection was as a performer in the finale of The Muppet         
Movie. In a scene filled with hundreds of Muppets and performers, Landis             
manipulated Grover.                                                                   
He later made a cameo appearance in The Muppets Take Manhattan as Leonard             
Winesop, Broadway producer, and another cameo for the "She Drives Me Crazy"           
music video. Most recently, he appeared in the 2007 Presentation Pilot.