Leon Schlesinger

Leon Schlesinger

Name Leon Schlesinger
Profession Film Producer
Date of Birth 1970-01-01
Place of Birth Pennsylvania
Age 65 yrs
Death Date 1949-12-25
Birth Sign Taurus

About Leon Schlesinger

American film producer who founded Leon Schlesinger Studios which later became Warner Brothers Cartoons studio. He was a lead producer of the Looney Tunes cartoons.

Early Life Experience of Leon Schlesinger

He worked as an usher at a theater before founding Pacific Title and Art in 1919.

Trivia Info

He appeared as himself in the 1940 short You Ought to Be in Pictures which combined live action with animation.

Family Life and Relationship

He was married to his wife Berenice.

Close Associates

He hired Chuck Jones to work at his studio to help produce the Looney Tunes.