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Brett Leonard

Film Director / Writer / Film Producer / Screenwriter | * 05/14/1959 (61) | Toledo, Ohio, USA
Brett Leonard (born May 14, 1959) is an American film director, producer and music video director specializing in the science fiction and horror genres. A few of his films such as The Lawnmower Man (1992) and Virtuosity (1995) feature groundbreaking computer animation and visual effects. The Lawnmower Man is considered the first, seminal film to feature "virtual reality" as a cautionary tale becoming the number one commercially successful independent film of 1992, budgeted at just under $6 million and eventually earning over $150 million worldwide. Virtuosity became the first major film to feature nanotechnology set in a cyberpunk-based future with Brett Leonard casting Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington together, a full 12 years before they would again co-star in American Gangster. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Thriller | Action | Horror

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Movies with Brett Leonard as Actor(2)

as Val Mayerick2005 Man-Thing
as Bearded Mental Patient (uncredited)1989 The Dead Pit

Movies with Brett Leonard as Crew(12)

Directing/Director2007 Highlander: The Source
Directing/Director2005 Man-Thing
Directing/Director2005 Feed
Directing/Director1999 Siegfried & Roy: The Magic Box
Directing/Director1998 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous
Directing/Director1995 Hideaway
Directing/Director1995 Virtuosity
Directing/Director1992 The Lawnmower Man
Writing/Screenplay1992 The Lawnmower Man
Directing/Director1989 The Dead Pit
Writing/Writer1989 The Dead Pit
Editing/Editor1989 The Dead Pit

Full Name: Brett Leonard
Born: Thursday, 05/14 1959 (May) in Toledo (current age: 61 years + 82 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: German (DE), English (EN)
Other names for Brett Leonard (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Бретт Леонард"
Brett Leonard frequently works together with these people:
Gimel Everett (8x, Crew)
Alex O'Loughlin (3x, Actor)
Jack A. Sunseri (3x, Crew)
Patrick Thompson (3x, Actor)
Dan Wyman (2x, Crew)
Steve Arnold (2x, Crew)
Gale Tattersall (2x, Crew)
Hans Rodionoff (2x, Crew)
Cheryl Lawson (2x, Actress)
Michael Jacobs (2x, Cast)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:101500, Added: 06/05/2018, Last updated: 07/10/2020