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||December 18, 1950
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||New York City, New York, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Raised in Teaneck, New Jersey
Began film magazine FILM FAN MONTHLY at age 15; remained editor and publisher for nine years
Held a faculty position at the New School for Social Research
Served as guest director of the Museum of Modern Art's Bicentennial Salute to American Film Comedy
Joined TV show, "Entertainment Tonight" in its first season as a film critic; later began producing (as well as writing and editing) features and interviews
Organized Museum of Modern Art tribute to Warner Bros Cartoons
Host of radio program, "Leonard Maltin on Video"
Served as contributing editor, VIDEO REVIEW magazine
Returned to film reviewing on "Entertainment Tonight" in the early 1990s
Ordered to apologize to actor Billy Gray for refering to him as a drug addict in a review of the 1971 documentary "Dusty and Sweets McGee"
Appointed as film critic for PLAYBOY, replacing Bruce Williamson