Eugene Levy

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/17/1946, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor; writer; director; songwriter; producer
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Eugene Levy Fast Facts:
  • Attended McMaster University with fellow SCTV members Martin Short and Dave Thomas.
  • Decided he was going to become an actor shortly before his final exams during his last year in college. He called an old college friend, Ivan Reitman, and asked for a role in the director's first feature film, the 1971 comedy Foxy Lady.
  • Appeared in the famed 1972 Toronto production of Godspell with Short, Gilda Radner, Victor Garber and Andrea Martin.
  • Frequently costars in comedies with Steve Martin, including Father of the Bride (1991), Bringing Down the House (2003) and Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005).
  • Received a star on Canada's Walk of Fame in 2006 and the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement in 2008.
  • In 2011, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada, one of the country's highest civilian honors.
  • Eugene Levy Relationships:
  • Sarah Levy - Daughter
  • Dan Levy - Son
  • Deborah Divine - Wife
  • Eugene Levy Awards:
  • 1982 Emmy: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • 1982 Emmy: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program - Winner
  • 1983 Emmy: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • 1983 Emmy: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program - Winner
  • 2003 Grammy: Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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