Leonard Solomon “Len” Blum, (born 1951) is an award winning Canadian screenwriter, film producer and film composer. He graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1975 and wrote many films including Meatballs, Stripes, Heavy Metal, Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone, Meatballs III: Summer Job, Feds, Beethoven's 2nd, Howard Stern's Private Parts, The Pink Panther and Over the Hedge. Prior to his film career, he was a songwriter and produced radio commercials. He won the Genie Award for Best Original Screenplay, in 1980, for the film Meatballs.
He also attended Westdale Secondary School in Hamilton, Ontario. He has been married to Dr. Heather Munroe-Blum since 1970 with whom he has one child. Len now teaches Yoga in Montreal.
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