BLUES BROTHERS 2000
LESLIE BELZBERG (Producer) has produced Oscar, Innocent
Blood, Beverly Hills Cop III and The Stupids, as well
as associate produced the films Spies Like Us, Three Amigos
and Into the Night and was executive producer of Coming
to America, all for John Landis.
Born in Calgary, Canada, Belzberg graduated from York University
in Toronto with a degree in English literature and contemporary
drama. She moved to New York City, where she received an MBA from
Fordham University before joining the Simon Wiesenthal Center
as a non-profit fund-raiser.
After her job required a transfer to Los Angeles, Belzberg was
introduced to filmmaking through the documentary Genocide,
on which she was the associate producer. Genocide went
on to win the 1981 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.
Belzberg formally entered the film industry when George Folsey,
Jr. hired her to work with him and John Landis on Trading Places.
Partnered with Landis in St. Clare Entertainment, a television
production company, Belzberg executive produced the movies-of-the-week
Here Come The Munsters and The Munsters' Scary Little
Christmas for the Fox Broadcast Network, five seasons of Weird
Science and 13 episodes of Campus Cops for the USA
Network and six seasons of the Emmy Award-winning HBO comedy series
Dream On, presently in syndication on Comedy Central. She
is currently executive producing the weekly series Sliders
for the Sci Fi Channel and Honey I Shrunk the Kids: The Series
for Buena Vista Television.
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