Eugene Levy

Eugene Levy is an Emmy® nominated, award-winning actor, writer, and producer. He is best known for his work on one of the most heartwarming shows on television, Schitt’s Creek. He has appeared in more than 60 motion pictures to date, eight of which having topped the $100M mark.  The box office success of films such as Bringing Down The HouseCheaper By the Dozen 2, and Father Of The Bride Part II have established him as one of Hollywood’s most popular comedic actors. But it was the role of Noah Levenstein in the American Pie franchise that cemented his reputation as America’s favorite Dad.  Levy’s most recent big-screen role was that of Dory’s Dad in the Disney/Pixar smash Finding Dory, in which he stars alongside Ellen DeGeneres and Diane Keaton. 

Recently, Levy reunited with SCTV alum to shoot a comedy special for Netflix, directed by Martin Scorsese. Levy joined Catherine O’Hara, Joe Flaherty, Andrea Martin, Martin Short, and Dave Thomas, for a conversation moderated by Jimmy Kimmel.

Partnering with Christopher Guest, Levy earned critical acclaim for co-writing and co-starring in Best In ShowWaiting For GuffmanFor Your Consideration, and A Mighty Wind.  Levy has been nominated for and won countless awards for his films including a New York Film Critics Circle Award and a Grammy Award® for A Mighty Wind and a Golden Globe® nomination for Best In Show.  Other films include SplashArmed and DangerousMultiplicityClub Paradise, and Serendipity.

In 2013, Levy formed Not A Real Company Productions (with his son Daniel Levy and principals Andrew Barnsley and Fred Levy) to produce Schitt’s Creek, a television series for CBC/ITV he co-created, co-executive produces, and co-stars in with Daniel Levy.  The single-cam, character-driven comedy also stars Catherine O’Hara, Annie Murphy, and Chris Elliott. 

In 2016, Levy won Lead Actor in a Comedy at the Canadian Screen Awards and, as Executive Producer, the CSA for Best Comedy, an award he shared with Daniel Levy, among others.  Schitt’s Creek swept the Canadian Screen Awards, winning nine of a possible 10 categories.  Levy also received the prestigious Legacy Award (along with co-star and long-time collaborator, Catherine O’Hara) from the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.  Since then, the series has received more than 50 nominations and awards including four Emmy® nominations in 2019.  Levy was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy and has previously won two Emmys for his writing on SCTV.

Levy is a Member of the Order of Canada and a recipient of The Governor General's Performing Arts Award – the foremost Canadian honour for excellence in the performing arts.

Eugene Levy

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Eugene Levy

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