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Steven Levitan Biography

Birth Name:
Steven E. Levitan
Birth Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Profession
Writer, TV series creator, producer

Fast Facts

  • While in college and then for a few years after graduation, he did a stint as a television anchor and news reporter in Madison, WI
  • In the early 1990s, he worked as a writer on the NBC comedy series Wings; by the end of his tenure on the show, he was a co-executive producer
  • In 1997, he created his first series, the comedy Just Shoot Me
  • Won a Humanitas Award, a Producers Guild Award and a Television Critics Association Award for his work on the NBC show Frasier (1993-2004)

Awards

  • 2017Producers Guild Awards-Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy: nominated
  • 2017Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2016Producers Guild Awards-Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy: nominated
  • 2016Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2015Producers Guild Awards-Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy: nominated
  • 2015Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2014Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: winner
  • 2013Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: winner
  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: winner
  • 2011Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: winner
  • 2010Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: winner
  • 1996Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated

Relationships

  • Allie Levitan -- Daughter
  • Hannah Levitan -- Daughter
  • Griffin Levitan -- Son
  • Krista Levitan -- Wife (separated)