Leon Gast Overview

Leon Gast

Biography

Leon Gast is known for making such seminal documentaries as Hell's Angels Forever and the Oscar-winning chronicle of the 1974 landmark fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman, When We Were Kings (1996). He is especially noted for presenting his subjects with rare compassion and insight. A native of Jersey City, NJ, Gast studied dramatic arts at Columbia University, but dropped out shortly...