7.5 / 10}
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release year: 1983
  • Running time: 79 min
  • Country: United States of America
Fictional documentary about the life of human chameleon Leonard Zelig, a man who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him. Clever editing places Zelig in real newsreel footage of Woodrow Wilson, Babe Ruth, and others.


Woody Allen

Leonard Zelig

Mia Farrow

Dr. Eudora Nesbitt Fletcher

Patrick Horgan

The Narrator (voice)

John Buckwalter

Dr. Sindell

Marvin Chatinover

Glandular Diagnosis Doctor

Stanley Swerdlow

Mexican Food Doctor

Paul Nevens

Dr. Birsky

Elizabeth Kaitan

German Girl (uncredited)

Howard Erskine

Hypodermic Doctor

Richard Whiting

Other Doctor

Gale Hansen

Freshman #1

Michael Jeter

Freshman #2