Schlessinger is a German surname meaning "from Silesia" (German: Schlesien) and may refer to:

  • Schlessinger Media, educational video distributor


  • Andrew Schlessinger, founder of Schlessinger Media, a division of Library Video Company
  • David Schlessinger, founder of Encore Books and Zany Brainy retail store chains
  • Joseph Schlessinger, pharmacologist at Yale; co-founder of SUGEN, a drug development company now part of Pfizer
  • Laura (Catherine) Schlessinger, a.k.a. "Dr. Laura" (born 1947), radio host for a popular therapy call-in show
  • Leonard Schlessinger, husband of Rose Coyle and National General Manager of the Warner Bros. Theatres
  • Michael Schlessinger, American mathematician.

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