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Eugene Levy

1946-12-17 Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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Eugene Levy CM is a Canadian actor, comedian, television director, producer, musician, and writer. He is known for his work in Canadian television series, American movies and television movies. He is the only actor to have starred in all seven of the American Pie films, as Noah Levenstein. From 1976 until 1984, he appeared in the Canadian television sketch comedy series SCTV. He is a regular collaborator of actor-director Christopher Guest, appearing in and co-writing four of his films, commencing with Waiting for Guffman (1996). In 2004, he won a Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media for "A Mighty Wind" from the film of the same name that he co-wrote. In 2008, he received the Governor General's Performing Arts Award, Canada's highest honour in the performing arts. In 2019 and 2020, he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, which he won in 2020. Levy has won multiple accolades throughout his career including four Primetime Emmy Awards and a Grammy Award. He was appointed to the Order of Canada on June 30, 2011. From 2015 to 2020, he starred as Johnny Rose in Schitt's Creek, a comedy series that he co-created with his son and co-star Dan Levy. His daughter, Sarah Levy, portrays Twyla Sands, the waitress at the Schitt‘s Creek diner. His brother Fred is also a producer on the show.


Summer Camp Stevie D 2024-05-31
Catherine O'Hara: All of Us Shine Self (archive footage) (uncredited) 2021-11-29
Back Home Again Fire Chief Ducky (voice) 2021-10-28
star-crossed: the film Doctor 2021-09-08
Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble Self 2020-04-26
Best Wishes, Warmest Regards: A Schitt's Creek Farewell Self 2020-04-07
Canada Far and Wide Himself 2020-01-17
Finding Dory Charlie (voice) 2016-06-16
Being Canadian Self 2015-09-18
Madea's Witness Protection George Needleman 2012-06-29
Goon Dr. Glatt 2012-01-06
I, Martin Short, Goes Home 2012-04-03
American Reunion Jim's Father 2012-04-04
Inside Story: National Lampoon's Vacation Self 2011-01-01
Taking Woodstock Max Yasgur 2009-08-26
American Pie Presents: The Book of Love Mr. Levenstein 2009-12-07
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Albert Einstein (voice) 2009-05-20
Gooby Mr Nerdlinger 2009-04-17
Astro Boy Orrin (voice) 2009-10-15
Congratulations, Mr. Levy Himself 2008-01-01
American Pie Presents: Beta House Noah Levenstein 2007-12-26
Curious George Clovis (voice) 2006-02-10
Over the Hedge Lou (voice) 2006-05-17
For Your Consideration Morley Orfkin 2006-11-17
American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile Mr. Levenstein 2006-12-01
Cheaper by the Dozen 2 Jimmy Murtaugh 2005-12-21
The Man Andy Fiddler 2005-09-08
American Pie Presents: Band Camp Mr. Levenstein 2005-10-31
John Candy: Comic Spirit Self 2005-05-03
Making a 'Splash' Self - 'Dr. Walter Kornbluth' 2004-03-30
American Pie: Revealed Self 2004-01-02
New York Minute Max Lomax 2004-05-07
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd Principal Collins 2003-04-14
A Mighty Wind Mitch Cohen 2003-04-16
American Wedding Jim's Father 2003-08-01
Bringing Down the House Howie Rottman 2003-03-07
Repli-Kate Jonas Fromer / Repli-Jonas 2002-01-29
Like Mike Frank Bernard 2002-07-03
Gahan Wilson's The Kid Father 2001-10-30
Josie and the Pussycats Eugene Levy 2001-04-06
American Pie 2 Jim's Dad 2001-08-10
Serendipity Bloomingdale's Salesman 2001-10-05
Down to Earth Keyes 2001-02-16
Best in Show Gerry Fleck 2000-09-29
The Ladies Man Bucky Kent 2000-10-13
Silver Man Leon 2000-01-01
The Secret Life of Girls Hugh Sanford 1999-05-29
Dogmatic Larry 1999-05-30
American Pie Jim's Father 1999-07-09
Richie Rich's Christmas Wish Professor Keenbean 1998-10-21
Holy Man Guy on Background T.V. 1998-10-08
Almost Heroes Guy Fontenot 1998-05-29
Multiplicity Vic 1996-07-19
Waiting for Guffman Dr. Allan Pearl 1996-08-21
Harrison Bergeron President McCloskey 1995-08-13
Father of the Bride Part II Mr. Habib 1995-12-08
I Love Trouble Justice of the Peace 1994-06-29
Partners 'n Love David Grodin 1993-02-14
Stay Tuned Crowley 1992-08-14
Once Upon a Crime Casino Cashier (uncredited) 1992-03-06
Father of the Bride Singer at Audition 1991-12-20
Speed Zone Leo Ross 1989-04-21
Skeleton Bert Harris 1988-02-06
Biographies: The Enigma of Bobby Bittman Bobby Bittman 1988-04-16
The Best of SCTV 1988-09-05
Eugene Levy Discovers Home Safety Eugene Levy 1987-01-01
Bride of Boogedy Tom Lynch 1987-04-12
Armed and Dangerous Norman Kane 1986-08-15
Club Paradise Barry Steinberg 1986-07-11
The Canadian Conspiracy 1986-06-08
Billy Crystal: Don't Get Me Started Morty Arnold 1986-08-09
The Incredible Time-Travels of Henry Osgood Soldier 1986-03-09
The Last Polka Stan Shmenge 1985-04-15
Martin Short: Concert for the North Americas Stupid Eddie 1985-01-01
Tears Are Not Enough Himself 1985-10-04
Splash Walter Kornbluth 1984-03-09
Going Berserk Sal DiPasquale 1983-09-30
National Lampoon's Vacation Car Salesman 1983-07-29
Rome, Italian Style Enio Petrie 1982-10-15
Heavy Metal Sternn / Male Reporter / Edsel (voice) 1981-08-07
From Cleveland Various 1980-10-24
Double Negative Matt 1980-05-12
Nothing Personal Marty 1980-03-28
Running Ritchie Rosenberg 1979-10-30
Cannibal Girls Clifford Sturges 1973-04-01
Foxy Lady 1971-09-27