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|Artist||Canadian Film Centre|
|Desc||Eugene Levy at the Telefilm Canada Feature Comedy Exchange 2012.|
|Usage||Creative Commons Attribution 2.0|
Canadian actor and comedian
Eugene Levy is ...
|Born||17 December 1946 in Hamilton|
|Age||76 years, 6 months|
|Sex or gender||male|
|Country of citizenship||Canada|
|Child||Daniel Levy and Sarah Levy|
|Occupation||screenwriter, film actor, actor, film producer, film director, writer, musician, voice actor, character actor, songwriter, television producer, comedian and director|
|Awards||Member of the Order of Canada, Governor General's Performing Arts Award, Primetime Emmy Award, Earle Grey Award, Canada's Walk of Fame, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, Sitges Film Festival Best Actor award, Canadian Comedy Award for Best Male Performance in a Feature and Canadian Comedy Award for Best Writing in a Feature|
|Educated at||McMaster University and Westdale Secondary School|
About Eugene Levy
Eugene Levy: The King of Comedy
Eugene Levy is a Canadian actor, comedian, writer, and director who has been entertaining audiences for over five decades. Born on December 17, 1946, in Hamilton, Ontario, Levy began his career in the 1970s as a member of the Second City comedy troupe in Toronto. He quickly gained a reputation as a gifted improviser and comic actor, and soon landed roles on television and in films.
Levy's breakthrough came in 1976 when he joined the cast of the sketch comedy show "SCTV" (Second City Television). He became known for his hilarious characters, including the nerdy talk show host Earl Camembert, the clueless game show host Alex Trebel, and the hapless news anchor Floyd Robertson. "SCTV" was a critical and commercial success, and Levy won two Emmy Awards for his work on the show.
Levy's film career took off in the 1980s, with roles in comedies such as "National Lampoon's Vacation," "Splash," and "Armed and Dangerous." He also wrote and starred in the cult classic "Waiting for Guffman" (1996), a mockumentary about a small-town theater group. The film was a critical success and helped establish Levy as a master of the mockumentary genre.
In 1999, Levy teamed up with director Christopher Guest to create "Best in Show," another mockumentary about a dog show. The film was a huge hit and earned Levy a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble Cast. Levy and Guest went on to collaborate on several more films, including "A Mighty Wind" (2003) and "For Your Consideration" (2006).
Levy's most recent success has come from his role as Johnny Rose on the hit TV series "Schitt's Creek." The show, which Levy co-created with his son Dan Levy, follows the adventures of a wealthy family who lose their fortune and are forced to live in a small town they once bought as a joke. "Schitt's Creek" has been praised for its sharp writing, brilliant performances, and heartwarming storylines. The show has won numerous awards, including four Emmy Awards for its final season.
Throughout his career, Eugene Levy has proven himself to be one of the funniest and most talented comedians of his generation. His ability to create memorable characters and deliver hilarious performances has
Films - which cast members have died?
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2012 US comedy film
1999 US comedy film
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
2009 film by Shawn Levy
1984 fantasy romantic comedy movie
National Lampoon's Vacation
US 1983 family comedy film
2003 US comedy film
2009 American comedy-drama film directed by Ang Lee
She's Funny That Way
2014 American film
American Pie Presents: Beta House
2007 film by Andrew Waller
Cheaper by the Dozen 2
2005 film by Adam Shankman
Josie and the Pussycats
2001 film by Deborah Kaplan, Harry Elfont
American Pie 2
2001 US comedy film
Father of the Bride
1991 film directed by Charles Shyer
1992 film by Peter Hyams
American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile
2006 film by Joe Nussbaum
2001 film by Peter Chelsom
A Mighty Wind
2003 film by Christopher Guest
American Pie Presents: The Book of Love
2009 film by John Putch
Best in Show
2000 film by Christopher Guest
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd
2003 American comedy film
For Your Consideration
2006 film by Christopher Guest
Father of the Bride Part II
1995 film by Charles Shyer
New York Minute
2004 film by Dennie Gordon
1989 film by Jim Drake
1998 film by Christopher Guest
1996 film by Harold Ramis
1973 film by Ivan Reitman
1986 film by Harold Ramis
American Pie Presents: Band Camp
2005 film by Steve Rash
2002 film by John Schultz
Madea's Witness Protection
2012 film by Tyler Perry
2005 film by Les Mayfield
Waiting for Guffman
1997 film by Christopher Guest
Richie Rich's Christmas Wish
Down to Earth
2001 comedy film directed by Chris and Paul Weitz and written by Chris Rock and Louis C.K
I Love Trouble
1994 film by Charles Shyer
1998 film by Stephen Herek
Armed and Dangerous
1986 film by Mark L. Lester
Bringing Down the House
2003 film by Adam Shankman
The Ladies Man
2000 film by Reginald Hudlin
Once Upon a Crime
1992 film by Eugene Levy
1979 drama/sports film
1983 film by David Steinberg
2002 film directed by Frank Longo
1980 film by George Bloomfield
1971 film by Ivan Reitman
American Pie Revealed
2003 film by Dave McVeigh and Scott McVeigh
Television - which cast members have died?
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Saturday Night Live
American late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show
Second City Television
Canadian television sketch comedy show
The Drew Carey Show
American sitcom created by Drew Carey and Bruce Helford for the American Broadcasting Company
Mad About You
1990s American TV sitcom
Greg the Bunny
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
American television talk show
Road to Avonlea
animated television series
American sitcom television series
animated series based on the 1997 film
Working the Engels
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