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Leonard Maltin

television commentator , writer

Leonard Maltin, American Television commentator, writer. Member steering committee Hollywood Entertainment Museum, since 1989. Member Authors Guild, Society for Cinephiles (president 1990-1991, Man of Year 1973), Los Angeles Film Critics Association (president 1995-1996).

Background

Maltin, Leonard was born on December 18, 1950 in New York City. Son of Aaron Isaac and Jacqueline (Gould) Maltin.

Education

Bachelor, New York University, 1972.

Career

Member of faculty, New School for Social Research, New York City, 1973-1981;curator, American Academy Humor, New York City, 1975-1976;guest curator department film, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1976;film critic and correspondent, Entertainment Tonight, Hollywood, California, since 1982;columnist, Modern Maturity, since 1996;film critic, Playboy magazine, since 1998. Adjunct Professor School Cinema & television, University of Southern California, since 1998.

Works

Membership

Member steering committee Hollywood Entertainment Museum, since 1989. Member Authors Guild, Society for Cinephiles (president 1990-1991, Man of Year 1973), Los Angeles Film Critics Association (president 1995-1996).

Connections

Married Alice Tlusty, March 15, 1975. 1 child, Jessica Bennett.

father:
Aaron Isaac Maltin

mother:
Jacqueline (Gould) Maltin

spouse:
Alice Tlusty

child:
Jessica Bennett Maltin