|Born||Leonard Solomon Blum
1951 (age 65–66)
|Occupation||Screenwriter, composer, filmmaker|
|Spouse(s)||Heather Munroe-Blum (1970–present)|
He has written many films including Meatballs, Stripes, Heavy Metal, Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone, Meatballs III: Summer Job, Feds, Beethoven's 2nd, Private Parts, The Pink Panther and Over the Hedge. Prior to his film career, he was a songwriter and produced radio commercials.
In 2015, the Toronto International Film Festival created a screenwriter's residency program named after Blum, specifically for up and coming Canadian screenwriters to develop their projects. The inaugural resident was Stephen Dunn. In 2016, Andrew Cividino was announced as the new resident.
He has been married to Dr. Heather Munroe-Blum since 1970 with whom he has one child.
- Meatballs (with Dan Goldberg and Harold Ramis) (1979)
- Stripes (with Dan Goldberg and Harold Ramis) (1981)
- Heavy Metal (with Dan Goldberg) (1981)
- Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (with Dan Goldberg) (1983)
- Feds (with Dan Goldberg) (1988)
- Beethoven's 2nd (1993)
- Dream Tower (with Ron Mann and Bill Schroeder) (1994)
- Private Parts (1997)
- The Pink Panther (with Steve Martin and Michael Saltzman) (2006)
- Over the Hedge (with Lorne Cameron, David Hoselton, and Karey Kirkpatrick) (2006)
- "Len Blum". The New York Times.
- 21, Jordan Pinto July; 2015. "TIFF announces Len Blum Residency program". Retrieved 2016-08-04.
- "Stephen Dunn, selected as the inaugural Len Blum Resident. | Filmfestivals.com". www.filmfestivals.com. Retrieved 2016-08-04.
- Erbland, Kate (2016-08-03). "TIFF Adds New Round of Titles, Including 'It's Only the End of the World,' 'Mean Dreams' and More". Retrieved 2016-08-04.
- Len Blum at the Internet Movie Database
- Leonard Blum archives at the Media Archives of the University of Toronto Media Commons
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