Fast Facts

  • Began his career as a touring singer and songwriter.
  • Wrote for animated series until getting his big break as a supervising producer for the sitcom Roseanne.
  • Wrote the Deborah Harry 1980s hit "French Kissin' in the USA."
  • Co-composed the soundtrack for the 1980s television series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
  • Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2009.
  • Four of his shows — The Big Bang Theory, Mike & Molly, Mom and Two and a Half Men — were all in the Top 20 primetime programs during the week of January 27-February 2, 2014.
  • Received an honorary doctoral degree from the State University of New York at Potsdam.
  • Is known for his vanity cards (run during the end credits of his series) in which he shares his thoughts about life.

Awards

  • 2015, Producers Guild Awards — Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy: Nominee
  • 2006, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2004, Emmy — Outstanding Main Title Theme Music: Nominee
  • 2012, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2008, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2007, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Emmanuelle Vaugier — Ex-significant Other
  • Miriam Levine — Mother
  • Robert Levine — Father
  • Karen Witter — Ex-wife
  • Asa Lorre — Son
  • Nikki Lorre — Daughter

College

  • Attended the State University of New York, Potsdam, New York, United States

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Details

  • Birth Name: Charles Michael Levine
  • Birth Place: Plainview, New York, United States
  • Birthday: October 18, 1952, Libra
  • Profession: Writer, Producer, Director, Music composer

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