Les Landau

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Les Landau (born before 1976) is an American television director . He was best known as the director of several episodes of various Star Trek television series.


Les Landau's father is the television producer Ely A. Landau . He has a brother and three other half-siblings from his father's marriage to television producer Edie Landau , including film producer Jon Landau and playwright Tina Landau .

Landau began his career in 1976 as an assistant director on the film Leadbelly . This was followed by work as an assistant director for the television series The Denver Clan and TJ Hooker .

In 1987 he replaced Russ Mayberry as director of the episode The Code of Honor , the fourth episode of the first season of the Star Trek television series Starship Enterprise - The Next Century, while production was still running . Until 1993 he staged 21 more episodes of the series, including both parts of the double episode Hazard from the 19th century , making him the second most directorial director for The Next Century after Cliff Bole .

From 1989 Landau was responsible for individual episodes of numerous television series, including 1989 for an episode of MacGyver and 1993 for episodes of Superman - The Adventures of Lois & Clark and SeaQuest DSV . Between 1993 and 2000 he directed 14 episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and nine episodes of Star Trek: Spaceship Voyager .

In 1998 he produced the drama Archibald the Rainbow Painter , which he also directed.

After staging an episode of Star Trek: Enterprise in 2002 (episode 14, season 1 ), he quit his work as a director.

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  1. Eric Pace: Ely Landau, Producer, 73, Dies; Filmed Plays for TV and Theaters . In: New York Times, November 8, 1993
  2. Claudia Eller: The Other Captain ( Memento of the original from March 24, 2017 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / articles.latimes.com archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. . In: Los Angeles Times, March 20, 1998