Eugene Levy

Eugene Levy

Age
67
Birthday
Dec. 17th, 1946
Born in
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Height
5' 10"

Eugene Levy's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Off Centre TV Show
Off Centre
Greg the Bunny TV Show
Greg the Bunny
Second City TV (CA) TV Show
Second City TV (CA)
Committed (CA) TV Show
Committed (CA)
Hiller and Diller TV Show
Hiller and Diller
 

Main Movie Roles

2009 - Astro Boy
2009 - Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
2009 - Taking Woodstock
2006 - Over the Hedge
2006 - Curious George
2006 - For Your Consideration
2005 - The Man
2005 - Cheaper by the Dozen 2
2003 - Bringing Down the House
2003 - A Mighty Wind
2003 - American Pie 3: American Wedding
2003 - Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd
2002 - Repli-Kate
2002 - Like Mike
2001 - Josie and the Pussycats
2001 - Down to Earth
2001 - American Pie 2
2001 - Serendipity
2000 - The Ladies Man
2000 - Silver Man
1999 - American Pie
1998 - Holy Man
1998 - Almost Heroes
1996 - Multiplicity
1996 - Waiting For Guffman
1995 - Father of the Bride Part II
1994 - I Love Trouble
1991 - Father of the Bride
1989 - Ghostbusters II
1989 - Speed Zone!
1986 - Armed and Dangerous
1986 - Club Paradise
1984 - Splash
1983 - Going Berserk
1983 - National Lampoon's Vacation
1981 - Heavy Metal

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
McKenzie
3
Dr. Craig Ehrlich (Voiced)
2
Freddie Cohen
2
Bert Harris
1
Tom Lynch
1
Plug Guard (Voiced)
1
Dr. Rider
1
Himself
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Eugene Levy has appeared in over forty motion pictures, seven of which having topped the one hundred million dollar mark. His box office success in films like Bringing Down the House, Cheaper by the Dozen 2, Father of the Bride 2 and Over the Hedge has helped establish him as one of Hollywood's most popular comedic character actors. But it was his role of Jim's Dad in American Pie and its sequels that cemented his reputation as being America's favorite dad.

Levy started his career on the popular late night comedy series SCTV where he won two Emmy Awards for writing. His early films include Splash, Club Paradise, Armed and Dangerous and Multiplicity. Teaming up with Christopher Guest, Levy earned critical acclaim for co-writing and co-starring in Best in Show, Waiting for Guffman, For Your Consideration and A Mighty Wind. His work in A Mighty Wind garnered him a Grammy Award and a New York Film Critics Circle Award along with a Golden Globe nomination for Best in Show.

Most recently Levy has appeared in the Ang Lee film Taking Woodstock, provided the voice of Albert Einstein in Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian, and co-stars alongside Nicolas Cage and Samuel L. Jackson in the animated feature Astro Boy.


TRIVIA:
  • He is the only actor to be in all six American Pie Movies.
  • Is portrayed by 'Patrick Fischler' (qv) in _Gilda Radner: It's Always Something (2002) (TV)_ (qv).
  • Has worked with actor 'Steve Martin (I)' (qv) on four different films--_Father of the Bride (1991)_ (qv), _Father of the Bride Part II (1995)_ (qv), _Bringing Down the House (2003)_ (qv) and _Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)_ (qv).
  • Was listed as a potential nominee on the 2005 Razzie Award nominating ballot. He was listed as a suggestion in the Worst Supporting Actor category for his performance in the film _New York Minute (2004/I)_ (qv). However, he failed to receive a nomination. The very next year, though, he got a Worst Supporting Actor Razzie Nomination for his roles in _Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)_ (qv) and _The Man (2005)_ (qv).
  • His son, 'Daniel Levy (IV)' (qv), is a host on MTV Canada.
  • Part of the original, groundbreaking cast of _"Second City TV" (1976)_ (qv)--otherwise known as SCTV. The Canadian TV Series was an comedic smash hit in the early 1980s and started the careers of 'Martin Short (I)' (qv), 'Andrea Martin (I)' (qv), 'Catherine O'Hara' (qv), and the late 'John Candy' (qv) just to name a few. He played many roles but was probably best known as earnest but dimwitted Melonville news broadcaster Earl Camembert and schlock Las Vegas lounge comic Bobby Bittman.
  • He was part of the group Northern Lights, which sang the song "Tears Are Not Enough," which was on the "We are the World" benefit album.
  • Attended Westdale High School in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.


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