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  Eugene Levy | Pictures, Profile, Wallpapers, Biography and News
Eugene Levy born on December 17th, 1946 in Hamilton, Ontario is a Canadian multi-faceted personality.
Eugene Levy was born in a Jewish family.
Eugene Levy has a son named Dan Levy who is a host of Canada's MTV Live, and a daughter Sarah, who is a student of theater.
www.eugenelevy.org   (338 words)

 Blockbuster Online - Person Detail Information Page
Levy studied film at McMaster, and, in 1967, became vice president of the McMaster Film Board, a student film group where he met fellow aspiring moviemaker Ivan Reitman.
Levy and Martin's paths crossed again when they were cast in the Toronto production of the musical Godspell; the cast also included Gilda Radner and Paul Shaffer, in addition to Short, Candy, and Thomas.
Levy also won two Emmy awards as a member of the show's writing staff.) Levy and Candy also created an acclaimed spin-off from the show based around their characters of polka musicians Stan and Yosh Shmenge, a 1984 cable special entitled The Last Polka.
www.blockbuster.com /catalog/personDetails/87919   (1650 words)

 Eugene Levy - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia
Eugene Levy (born December 17, 1946 in Hamilton, Ontario) is a Jewish-Canadian actor, television director, producer and writer who is best known for his work in Canadian television series and American movies and television series.
Levy also appeared in the HBO "mockumentary" titled The Canadian Conspiracy about the supposed subversion of the United States by Canadian born media personalities.
Levy was the insider who blew the whistle on the conspiracy.
www.tvwiki.tv /wiki/Eugene_Levy   (260 words)

 Eugene Levy/The Man Interview by Paul Fischer in Los Angeles
Even in Splash, Levy's comic ingenuity was in evidence, and since then, from American Pie to his work with Christopher Guest, Levy is a master of cinematic comedy, but now, he is the actual star of the film The Man, a job he takes seriously but with actual reluctance, he confesses.
Levy, who strikes one as being similar to his characters from that perspective, says that those are the kinds of characters that have always appealed to him.
Levy is also one of the voices in Curious George, and says that he does movies like this "because it's always important for kids and families to have, a film that they can go and see." Including Cheaper by the Dozen 2 which Levy just wrapped.
www.filmmonthly.com /Profiles/Articles/EugeneLevy/EugeneLevy.html   (807 words)

 Eugene Levy Bio - Eugene Levy Biography - Eugene Levy Stories
Eugene Levy is a Canadian actor born in Hamilton, Ontario.
Eugene is known for her dead-on impersonations of: Ricardo Montalban, Gene Shalit, & Floyd the barber of The Andy Griffith Show.
Eugene Levy was scheduled to host Saturday Night Live with John Candy back in 1985, however the episode was cancelled due to a writer's strike.
www.tv.com /eugene-levy/person/2905/biography.html   (643 words)

 Eugene Levy - Pictures, News, Video Clips, Layouts, Wallpapers & Fan Club - Flixster
Biography: Eugene Levy (born December 17, 1946) is a Canadian Emmy- and Grammy Award-winning actor, television director, producer, musician and writer.
Levy was born in Hamilton, Ontario, the son of a homemaker mother and an automobile plant foreman father.
His son, Dan Levy, is one of the hosts of Canada’s MTV Live, and his nephew, Shawn Levy is a film producer and director.
www.flixster.com /actor/eugene-levy   (566 words)

 Best In Show - Cast
EUGENE LEVY is Gerry Fleck, mild-mannered menswear salesman, devoted husband to the flamboyant Cookie and proud co-owner of Norwich Terrier, Winky.
Levy has also appeared in such films as Father Of The Bride, with Steve Martin, I Love Trouble, Stay Tuned, Father Of The Bride 2, Armed And Dangerous, National Lampoon's Vacation and Splash, among others.
Levy will soon be seen in the upcoming Paramount Pictures release, Made To Love Her.
bestinshowonline.warnerbros.com /cast/levy.html   (293 words)

 Eugene Levy
Levy again collaborated with Guest on the script for the mockumentary about dog breeders "Best in Show." The hilarious film--which like most of Guest's works was also highly improvised by the actors--was a critical hit and Levy's portrayal of Gerald 'Gerry' Fleck, a man with (literally) two left feet, was one of the movie's highlights.
Levy had yet another watershed year in 2003 with his hysterically low-key and fully-fleshed character Mitch Cohen, a tuned-in, dropped-out folk singer gingerly tiptoeing toward mental health and a career comeback in Guest's outrageous "A Mighty Wind," which Levy also co-wrote.
Levy's next vehicle was the hackneyed, derivative action-buddy flick "The Man" (2005), which attempted to drive laughs by pairing Samuel L. Jackson's hard-edged cop with Levy's awkward dentist who's drawn into a crime scheme.
www.screenrush.co.uk /personne/fichepersonne_gen_cpersonne=44953.html   (888 words)

 Eugene Levy - Mahalo
Eugene Levy is an award winning actor, director, producer, musician and writer.
Levy is best known as a frequent co-writer and cast member of Christopher Guest's films and for his roles in all of the American Pie movies playing Mr.
Levy won two Emmy Awards, in 1982 and 1983, for his work on SCTV and a Grammy Award in 2004 for the music in A Mighty Wind.
www.mahalo.com /Eugene_Levy   (243 words)

 An Interview With Eugene Levy
In A Mighty Wind, Eugene Levy's Mitch Cohen is to over-the-hill folk icons what Ozzy Osbourne is to over-the-hill rock gods, which is to say dazed and confused … but strangely lovable.
The role was a departure for Levy, who's made a tidy career for himself in Hollywood playing variations on SCTV news anchor Earl Camembert.
EUGENE LEVY: The greatest thing about doing this movie was that Chris and I both were involved in folk music in the '60s.
www.moviecitynews.com /columnists/dretzka/2003/030416_levy.html   (1409 words)

 Seriously Funny
Levy's obvious talent for character work soon caught the attention of Hollywood, where he enjoyed a busy but relatively undistinguished career as a second banana in a slew of forgettable films (Club Paradise, Going Berserk).
O'Hara, a pal who has known Levy for 30 years and has appeared in all four of his collaborations with Guest, says Levy's strength is that he is "so methodical and prepared.
Levy stole the film, which led to bigger roles at bigger salaries.
www.aarpmagazine.org /entertainment/eugenelevy   (888 words)

 Eugene Levy star bio
Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Eugene Levy attended McMaster University and was vice-president of the school's film board.
In 1976, Levy joined the Toronto-based Second City Theatre and eventually met a circle of comics that would all go on to star in comedic films for years to come.
Levy co-wrote Waiting for Guffman (1996) with Christopher Guest (of This is Spinal Tap), and the project brought Levy back together with Catherine O'Hara.
www.tribute.ca /all_actors/bios/1296.htm   (369 words)

 Gossip pÃ¥ Eugene Levy
Eugene Levy är ett Jewish - den Canadian actoren, televisiondirectoren, produceren och writeren som är bäst som vets för hans arbete i Canadian televisionserie och amerikansk movies och televisionserie.
Den Funnyman Eugene Levy ställs in för ett annat stycke av den amerikanska pien - han har undertecknat på till staren i den sjätte filmen i comedyfranchisen.
Den sista veckan Eugene Levy av freeholden frågade om möjligheten tillståndsavdelningen av att använda för trans.
www.gossip-1.se /eugene-levy.htm   (1436 words)

  CGrADS Participants - Eugene Levy
In 2000, Professor Levy moved to Rice University, where he was appointed to the Howard R. Hughes Chair as Provost of the University and Professor of Physics and Astronomy.
Professor Levy held a NASA Pre-doctoral Fellowship at the University of Chicago, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi.
Professor Levy has served in numerous scientific consulting and policy advisory positions, including as a member of the Space Science Board (SSB) of the National Academic of Sciences, and as a member (1976-78) and Chair (1978-82) of the SSB Committee on Planetary and Lunar Exploration (COMPLEX).
www.hipersoft.rice.edu /stc_site_visit/eugene_levy.htm   (2164 words)

 It's a Case of Mistaken Identity for Eugene Levy as The Man
Eugene Levy: I was intimidated the first couple of days at least because most of my work is comedy, and I work with people in comedy.
Eugene Levy: I don't like it as much; I liked being able to come in and kind of do a quick pop and the only thing you have to worry about is yourself.
Eugene Levy: The reason I wrote the speech was because in the script, the only lines written were, ‘Thank you, ladies and gentlemen.
www.movieweb.com /news/43/9143.php   (2949 words)

 Eugene Levy , Celebrity profile, bio, biography
Writer/actor Levy began his career as part of the famed Second City comedy troupe with Andrea Martin, John Candy, Dan Aykroyd and Catherine O?Hara.
Levy has also appeared in such films as Father Of The Bride, with Steve Martin, I Love Trouble, Stay Tuned, Father Of The Bride 2, Armed And Dangerous, National Lampoon?s Vacation and Splash, among others.
Levy will soon be seen in the upcoming Paramount Pictures release, Made To Love Her.
www.starglimpse.com /celebs/pages/eugene_levy/eugene_levy.shtml   (411 words)

 Eugene Levy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eugene Levy (born December 17, 1946 in Hamilton, Ontario) is a Canadian actor, television director, producer and writer who is best known for his work in Canadian television series and American movies and television series, especially (nowadays) for his role in the American Pie teen movie series as Jim's Dad.
In 2002, the entire cast of SCTV was given a group star, and although Levy is not mentioned on the actual star, he was still inducted as a part of the group.
Levy has won an impressive five Canadian Comedy Awards, including two for Best Writing (Best In Show in 2001 and A Mighty Wind in 2004) and three for Best Male Performer (Best in Show, American Pie 2 in 2002 and A Mighty Wind).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eugene_Levy   (605 words)

 Eugene Levy @ Filmbug
Actor/writer/director Eugene Levy began his career on the acclaimed sketch comedy series SCTV, which he starred in and co-wrote for eight seasons portraying such memorable characters as Earl Camembert, Bobby Bithnan, Rockin' Mel Sfrrop and Stan Schmenge.
Levy is currently best known for his feature film work, most notably his role in American Pie, for which he won a Blockbuster Video Award; the sequel, American Pie 2, Serendipity, and Like Mike.
Levy can be seen next in A Mighty Wind (his third collaboration with Christopher Guest), Dumb and Dumberer, and American Pie 3, the latter two slated for a summer release.
www.filmbug.com /db/31854   (306 words)

 Gossip pÃ¥ Eugene Levy 2006
Registret - väktare, den huvud dagliga tidningen för Eugene, Springfield och körfältlän, Oregon.
Den finnas klart att i denna film, gäst och Levy fokuserad mer mycket på att författa och att hänvisa och mer mindre på att agera i filmen sig själv.
Wesley Huntress, den Charles kennelen och Eugene Levy tjänade som på kommittén för vetenskap för Advisory Councils för NASA.
www.gossip-1.se /eugene-levy/eugenelevy-2006.htm   (1524 words)

 Fametracker :: The Fame Audit :: Eugene Levy
Christopher Guest's current posse comes close, but then, their ability to compete with SCTV at its peak is diminished somewhat by the fact that two of their strongest members are none other than O'Hara and our man, Eugene Levy.
Levy, for a time, seemed doomed to the kind of gradual career diminishment that claims too many fine comedians: get discovered by Hollywood; move to Hollywood; star in Speed Zone and Bride of Boogedy.
Eugene Levy's got so much credit at our karmic comedy bank that he could buy the karmic comedy bank and fire us all, and we'd still shake his hand on the way out.
www.fametracker.com /fame_audit/levy_eugene.php   (838 words)

 USATODAY.com - Q&A: Eugene Levy talks 'Man,' 'Pie' and more
In The Man, Eugene Levy plays a bumbling, brainy and bushy-browed fellow — the type of character he has perfected over his 30-year career.
Eugene Levy, left, joined co-star Samuel L. Jackson at Tuesday's premiere of The Man in Los Angeles.
But while Levy's new flick may be a light comedy, publicizing the picture in the wake of a disaster has been challenging and "doesn't seem to make too much sense," as Levy put it on the phone Thursday.
www.usatoday.com /life/people/2005-09-08-levy-qanda_x.htm   (1274 words)

 Eugene Levy's Accent - Jeff Werner
Was having trouble pinning down the source of Eugene Levy's accent in A Mighty Wind (2003) last night.
Thought I'd nailed it as Dieter from Sprockets, Mike Myers' regular SNL sketch featuring a German-accented, 80s avant garde talk show host.
But that wasn't quite as stilted as Levy's portrayal of a mentally unstable, recovering 60s folk singer.
jeffwerner.ca /2004/02/eugene_levys_ac.html   (330 words)

 Comedian Eugene Levy is 'The Man'   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Levy plays a nerdy dental supply salesman on a business trip who, through a wrong-place, wrong-time coincidence, is confused for an urban arms dealer.
When Levy's guy is essentially kidnapped by the cop and forced to impersonate a gun dealer, they play it straight.
When Levy and Jackson are locked together in a car during what may be the funniest flatulence scene since "Blazing Saddles," they play it straight.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/05252/568158.stm   (582 words)

 classical music - andante - composer and scholar eugene irving levy is dead at 72
Composer and Scholar Eugene Irving Levy Is Dead at 72
Edward Irving Levy, a New York-based composer and music professor, died at on 2 April, the New York Times reported.
According to the Times, Levy's music was performed by new-music ensembles in New York City and at the Darmstadt contemporary music festival in Germany.
www.andante.com /article/article.cfm?id=16562   (164 words)

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