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Memorable Manitobans: Leonard “Len” Klady (c1951-2019)


Born at Winnipeg around 1951, and educated at the University of Manitoba, he was a film reviewer for the Winnipeg Free Press and a founding member of the Winnipeg Film Group before moving to Los Angeles, California where he wrote for Variety, Screen International, and Movie City News. He died there in January 2019.


Leonard Klady, veteran film journalist, dies at 67,” Variety, 19 January 2019.

Renowned film critic got start at Free Press,” Winnipeg Free Press, 22 January 2019.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 January 2019

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