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Leon Marr


B: May 26, 1948 in Toronto, Ontario
D: July 22, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario

Leon Marr was a film and television director and screenwriter. Heattended both the University of Toronto and the Ryerson Polytechnical Institute. He won a Genie Award in 1987 for Best Adapted Screenplay for Dancing in the Dark, based on Joan Barfoot’s novel. He was also nominated in the Best Director category but did not win. His second feature film, The Second Time Around, starring Linda Thorson and Stuart Margolin, was released in 2018. We list his credits as a Director first.
Also see: Passages 2019.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Clare’s Wish (1980, short)
Dancing in the Dark (1986)

The Second Time Around (2018)

TV Series:
The Hitchhiker (1989, 1990 – 4 episodes)
The Hidden Room (1991 – 2 episodes)
Forever Knight (1992 – 1 episode)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Dancing in the Dark (1986)
The Second Time Around (2018)

The Second Time Around, movie, poster,