Leonard Maltin

film critic and historian
Born: 12/18/1950
Birthplace: New York City

At the tender age of fifteen, Maltin embarked on his life's work by founding and editing Film Fan Monthly . In addition to writing numerous books on cinema, he has since 1969 annually published an updated guide to movies and videos. Since 1982 he has been critic-in-residence on the TV program Entertainment Tonight. Maltin has also created TV and video specials about entertainment.