Leigh Jason
Date of Birth
Jul 26, 1904
Birth Place:
New York City, NY


A onetime UCLA instructor and studio electrician, Leigh Jason turned to screenwriting in 1926 and directing in 1928. A more than competent journeyman, Jason directed programmers and short subjects at RKO, Columbia, Republic and several other bread-and-butter firms. He tackled any number of subjects, but seemed most at home with comedies and musicals. After closing out his film career in 1952,...