Eugene Levy

Actor, Writer, Director
As a former member of Second City Toronto and performer on the classic sketch comedy show, "SCTV" (syndicated/NBC/Cinemax, 1976-1984), actor Eugene Levy emerged from his native Canada alongside top comedic talent like ... Read more »
Born: 12/17/1946 in Hamilton, Ontario, CA

Filmography

Actor (94)

Schitt's Creek 2014 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

She's Funny That Way 2015 (Movie)

(Actor)

American Pie Presents The Naked Mile 2014 (Movie)

Mr Levenstein (Actor)

American Reunion 2012 (Movie)

Jim's Dad (Actor)

The 84th Annual Academy Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

The Late Show With David Letterman 2012 (Tv Show)

Guest

Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection 2012 (Movie)

George Needleman (Actor)

Goon 2011 (Movie)

Dr. Glatt (Actor)

Astro Boy 2009 (Movie)

Orin (Voice)

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian 2009 (Movie)

Voice of Einstein (Actor)

Taking Woodstock 2009 (Movie)

Max Yasgur (Actor)

American Pie Presents Beta House 2006 (Movie)

Noah Levenstein (Actor)

Curious George 2006 (Movie)

Clovis (Voice)

For Your Consideration 2006 (Movie)

Morley Orfkin (Actor)

Over the Hedge 2006 (Movie)

Voice of Lou (Actor)

American Pie Presents Band Camp 2005 (Movie)

Mr Levenstein (Actor)

Cheaper by the Dozen 2 2005 (Movie)

Jimmy Murtaugh (Actor)

The Man 2005 (Movie)

Andy Fiddler (Actor)

E! Entertainer of the Year 2003 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

New York Minute 2004 (Movie)

Max Lomax (Actor)

The 76th Annual Academy Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

A Mighty Wind 2003 (Movie)

Mitch Cohen (Actor)

American Wedding 2003 (Movie)

Jim's Dad (Actor)

Bringing Down the House 2003 (Movie)

Howie Rottman (Actor)

Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd 2003 (Movie)

Principal Collins (Actor)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2003 (Tv Show)

Guest

AFI Awards 2001 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Dilbert 1999 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Voice

Gahan Wilson's The Kid 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Voice

Greg the Bunny 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Inside TV Land 1999 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Like Mike 2002 (Movie)

Frank Bernard (Actor)

Mad About You 1997 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Primetime Glick 2000 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Repli-Kate 2002 (Movie)

Jonas (Actor)

The Drew Carey Show 1997 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Martin Short Show 1994 - 1995, 1997 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

American Pie 2 2001 (Movie)

Jim's Dad (Actor)

Down to Earth 2001 (Movie)

Mister Keyes (Actor)

Making the Movie: American Pie II 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Serendipity 2001 (Movie)

Bloomingdale's Salesman (Actor)

The Sports Pages 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Best in Show 2000 (Movie)

Gerry Fleck (Actor)

Disney's Hercules 1998 - 2000 (TV Show)

Voice

The Journey of Allen Strange: Alien Vacation 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The Ladies Man 2000 (Movie)

Bucky (Actor)

American Pie 1999 (Movie)

Jim's Dad (Actor)

Silver Man 1999 (Movie)

Leon (Actor)

Almost Heroes 1998 (Movie)

Guy Fontenot (Actor)

Gilda Radner: The E! True Hollywood Story 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Hiller and Diller 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Unglued 1998 (Movie)

Hugh Sanford (Actor)

Nightmare Ned 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Voice

Richie Rich's Christmas Wish 1997 (Movie)

Professor Keenbean (Actor)

Waiting for Guffman 1997 (Movie)

Dr Allan Pearl (Actor)

Multiplicity 1996 (Movie)

Vic (Actor)

Father of the Bride Part II 1995 (Movie)

Mr Habib (Actor)

John Candy: A Tribute 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Kurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

I Love Trouble 1994 (Movie)

Justice of the Peace (Actor)

Stay Tuned 1992 (Movie)

Crowley (Actor)

Father of the Bride 1991 (Movie)

(special appearance) (Actor)

The Family Channel's Fall Sneak Preview 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Second City's 15th Anniversary Special 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Speed Zone 1989 (Movie)

Leo Ross (Actor)

The Best of SCTV 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Autobiographies: The Enigma of Bobby Bittman 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Armed and Dangerous 1986 (Movie)

Norman Kane (Actor)

Billy Crystal -- Don't Get Me Started 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Club Paradise 1986 (Movie)

Barry Steinberg (Actor)

Comic Relief 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

George Burns Comedy Week 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Martin Short Concert For the North Americas 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

The Canadian Conspiracy 1985 (Movie)

(Actor)

SCTV Network 1977 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Splash 1984 (Movie)

Walter Kornbluth (Actor)

Going Berserk 1983 (Movie)

Sal De Pasquale (Actor)

National Lampoon's Vacation 1983 (Movie)

Car Salesman (Actor)

The Magic of David Copperfield 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

From Cleveland 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Heavy Metal 1981 (Movie)

of Male Reporter (Voice)

Running 1979 (Movie)

Ritchie Rosenberg (Actor)

Cannibal Girls 1973 (Movie)

Clifford Sturges (Actor)

Bride of Boogedy (TV Show)

Actor

Dogmatic (TV Show)

Actor

Partners 'n Love (TV Show)

Actor

The Last Polka (TV Show)

Actor

The Lovebirds (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (5)

For Your Consideration 2006 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

A Mighty Wind 2003 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Best in Show 2000 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Waiting for Guffman 1997 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Autobiographies: The Enigma of Bobby Bittman 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Writer
Director (5)

The Show Formerly Known As The Martin Short Show 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Director

Once Upon A Crime 1992 (Movie)

(Director)

I, Martin Short, Goes Hollywood 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Director

Autobiographies: The Enigma of Bobby Bittman 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Director

Sodbusters (TV Show)

Director
Music (4)

For Your Consideration 2006 (Movie)

("The Purim Song") (Song)

For Your Consideration 2006 (Movie)

(Original Music)

A Mighty Wind 2003 (Movie)

("When You're Next to Me") (Song)

Best in Show 2000 (Movie)

("God Loves a Terrier" "Terrier Style") (Song Performer)
Producer (2)

Autobiographies: The Enigma of Bobby Bittman 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Maniac Mansion (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Camera, Film, & Tape (1)

Columbus of Sex 1970 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Biography

As a former member of Second City Toronto and performer on the classic sketch comedy show, "SCTV" (syndicated/NBC/Cinemax, 1976-1984), actor Eugene Levy emerged from his native Canada alongside top comedic talent like John Candy, Catherine O'Hara and Martin Short to become one of the most reliable supporting players in film and on television. Levy essayed many characters on the cutting-edge "SCTV," including inept newscaster Earl Camembert, the hunchbacked assistant to Candy's Dr. Tongue, and the obnoxiously phony comic Bobby Bittman, while he killed with his impersonations of Ricardo Montalban and mustachioed movie critic Gene Shalit. After leaving the show, much of his subsequent work involved projects starring his "SCTV" alum, including "National Lampoon's Vacation" (1983), "Armed and Dangerous" (1986) and "The Martin Short Show" (NBC, 1994). Levy has something of a Renaissance when he began collaborating as a writer and star on Christopher Guest's hilariously quirky movies, most notably with "Waiting For Guffman" (1997) and "Best in Show" (2000). He also became a hit with a younger generation after his turn as the painfully endearing dad of a high school senior in "American Pie" (1999), which showed that Levy was able to bring humanity and depth to seemingly superficial projects.

Relationships

Deborah Divine

Wife
Married in 1977

Dan Levy Story Editor

Son
Born in 1983 mother, Deborah Divine

Sarah Levy

Daughter

EDUCATION

Westdale Secondary School

Hamilton , Ontario

McMaster University

Hamilton , Ontario 1969
Was a member of McMaster's ensemble theater; met filmmaker Ivan Reitman

Milestones

2012

Cast alongside "American Pie" co-star Seann William Scott in the sport comedy "Goon"

2012

Co-starred in the comedy "Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection"

2012

Reprised role of Jim's dad in "American Reunion"

2009

Played the owner of the dairy farm, which held the famous music festival in Ang Lee's "Taking Woodstock"

2006

Voiced a porcupine named Lou in the animated film "Over the Hedge"

2006

Co-wrote and co-starred in "For Your Consideration," a parody of Hollywood and the Academy Awards; re-teamed with Christopher Guest

2005

Co-starred with Samuel L. Jackson in the comedy film "The Man"

2005

Co-starred with Carmen Electra as husband and wife in "Cheaper by the Dozen 2," starring Steve Martin

2004

Played an overzealous truant officer opposite Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen in "New York Minute"

2003

Featured in the comedy "Bringing Down The House" opposite Steve Martin

2003

Co-wrote and co-starred in the comedy "A Mighty Wind"; co-written and directed by Christopher Guest; earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Screenplay

2003

Reprised role as the eccentric father in "American Wedding"

2002

Cast as a regular on the Fox series "Greg the Bunny"

2001

Reprised role of Jim's father in "American Pie 2"

2001

Played a hilarious Bloomingdale's salesman in the romantic comedy "Serendipity"

2000

With Christopher Guest, co-wrote the satirical comedy "Best in Show"; also co-starred

1999

Played the father of Jason Bigg's Jim in the hit comedy "American Pie"

1998

Appeared in Christopher Guest's "Almost Heroes"

1997

Co-wrote "Waiting for Guffman" with Christopher Guest; also co-starred as Dr. Allan Pearl and performed several songs; earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Screenplay

1997

Cast as a regular on the ABC sitcom "Hiller & Diller," as Gordon Schermerhorn

1994

Wrote the song "The Sodbusters Song" for the Showtime movie "Sodbusters"; also executive produced, directed and wrote

1994

Directed the premiere episode of "The Martin Short Show" (NBC)

1992

Directed the Family Channel TV-movie "Partners 'n Love"

1992

Directed first feature film "Once Upon a Crime"

1990

Created the Family Channel series "Maniac Mansion"; also executive produced, wrote and directed episodes

1989

Directed the HBO comedy special "I, Martin Short, Goes Hollywood"

1988

Produced, directed and acted in "Second City's 15th Anniversary Special"

1988

Directed the "Biographies: The Enigma of Bobby Bittman" for Cinemax; also produced, wrote and starred

1987

TV-movie debut, "Bride of Boogedy" (ABC)

1986

Re-teamed with SCTV co-stars Andrea Martin, Joe Flaherty and Rick Moranis for the ensemble comedy "Club Paradise"

1986

First leading role in a feature, co-starring with John Candy in "Armed and Dangerous"

1985

TV producing debut, as executive producer for the HBO special "The Last Polka"; also co-wrote and played Stan Shmenge

1984

Landed a memorable role as an eccentric scientist in Ron Howard's "Splash"

1983

Had a small role as a car salesman in "National Lampoon's Vacation"

1983

Wrote and performed on "SCTV Channel" on Cinemax

1981

Provided several voices for "Heavy Metal," an animated rock 'n' roll feature

1981

Wrote and performed for "SCTV Network 90" on NBC

1979

Made dramatic acting debut in "Running"

1976

Served as a writer/performer on "Second City TV," a syndicated sketch comedy series

1973

Made feature acting debut opposite Andrea Martin in Reitman's "Cannibal Girls"

1970

Worked as the "coffee boy" on the set of Ivan Reitman's film debut "Foxy Lady"

1969

Served as cinematographer on "Columbus of Sex," an erotic comic student film

Joined the Second City troupe in Toronto

Joined McMaster's ensemble theater while attending the university

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