Eugene Levy is a Canadian actor, writer, and producer. Eugene Levis is the award-winning actor who has received several notable recognition including the ‘Governor General’s Performing Arts Award’ and ‘Grammy Award’.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Eugene Levy was born on 17th December 1946 and is currently 74 years old. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Likewise, Eugene was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and holds Canadian citizenship. Similarly, he belongs to a Caucasian ethnic and was born to a Jewish family. Likewise, Eugene was born in a working-class family in which his father was a foreman at an automobile company and his mother was a house maker. Similarly, he has one sibling whose name is Fred Levy.
Furthermore, talking about his educational background, Eugene graduated in film studies. Likewise, Eugene enrolled at McMaster University in which he became the vice-president of the McMaster Film Board.
Eugene made his debut in acting career since 1972. In 1972-73, Toronto production opened at the Royal Alexandra Theatre called cast to run of a few dozen performers for a subscription audience. Moreover, this cast was taken from local performers in which he was launched along with actors including Victor Garber, Andrea Martin, Gilda Radner, Dave Thomas, and Martin Short. Likewise, Eugene was the part of the sketch comedy series ‘Second City Television (also known as ‘SCTV’. In the ‘SCTV News’. In this show, he has done a parody of real-life artists in the show. Eugene has done impersonification of some well-known artistes like Ricardo Montalban, Alex Trebek, Sean Connery, Milton Berle, John Charles Daly, Gene Shalit, Judd Hirsch, and Ernest Borgnine.
Likewise, Eugene has also appeared in series of popular movies and television shows like, ‘Deadly Companion’, ‘Splash’, ‘Stay Tuned’, and ‘Armed and Dangerous’ from the 1970s and 1980s. Similarly, he has also appeared in the movie ‘Father of the Bride’ which is an American comedy movie released in 1991. In this movie, he has played along with Steve Martin and Diane Keaton. Moreover, with this role, he became a comedian through his stellar performance in the movie.
More on Career
Similarly, in the year 1996, Eugene appeared in the American mockumentary comedy movie ‘Waiting for Guffman’ in which he wrote the script and also played the role of ‘Dr. Allan Pearl’. Followed by this, he played in series of a small role in movies like ‘Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish’, ‘Dogmatic’, and ‘The Secret Life of Girls’. Followed by this, he played the role of the clueless but loving dad in which he played the ‘cool dad’ in the American teen sex movie ‘American Pie’.
Likewise, in the year 2003, Eugene worked in the American comedy movie ‘Bringing Down the House’ in which he worked along with his friend Steve Martin. Similarly, he played in the family comedy-drama movie ‘Cheaper by the Dozen 2’ as Jimmy Murtaugh. Additionally, he has done voice roles in movies like, ‘Over the Hedge’, ‘Curious George’, and ‘Astro Boy’. Similarly, along with Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Kaitlin Olson, Ty Burrell, and Diane Keaton Eugene has worked as a voice artist in the animation movie ‘Finding Dory’ which is the sequel of ‘Finding Nemo’. Likewise, he has also worked in a fantasy adventure movie ‘Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian’ in which he played as Albert Einstein.
Achievement and Net worth
Eugene is the television personality who has received several notable awards in his acting career. Likewise, he has received the ‘Grammy Award’ for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television, or Other Visual Media for his work in the song ‘Mighty Wind’. Moreover, his first recognition was in the year 1973 for his work ‘Cannibal Girls’ is ‘Stiges Film Festival. Followed by this, he received the ‘Primetime Emmy Awards’ in the years 1982 and 1983.
Likewise, Eugene has received various awards including ‘Gemini Awards’, ‘Blockbuster Entertainment Awards’, ‘Canadian Comedy Awards’, ‘New York Film Critics Circle Awards’, ‘Seattle Film Critics Awards’, ‘Florida Film Critics Circle Awards’. Additionally, he has also received ‘Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards’, ‘Satellite Awards’, ‘Governor-General of Canada’, ‘ACTRA Awards’, ‘Banff World Media Festival Rockie Awards’, ‘Behind the Voice Awards’, ‘Kids’ Choice Awards’, and Lifetime Achievement Award on the ‘Newport Beach Film Festival’.
Regarding his net worth, Eugene is an actor by profession. Likewise, he has a net worth of around $20 million as of 2020.
Regarding his relationship status, Eugene is straight and a married man. He married Deborah Divine in 1977 and has two children together. Their son Daniel Joseph Levy is an actor by profession. Likewise, their daughter Sarah Levy is also an actress.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Eugene stands the height of 5 feet 8 inches (68 inches) tall and weighs around 71 kg. However, there is no information about his vital stats. Looking at his appearance, Eugene has fair skin with grey hair color and a light brown pair of eyes.
Reflecting upon his social media presence, Eugene is active on Twitter. Likewise, his Twitter handle is @Realeugenelevy and has 178.8k followers in it since he joined in July 2011.