December 17, 1946
74 years old
Salt and Pepper
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm
77 kg | 170 lbs
Eugene Levy was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, on December 17, 1946, is a Canadian actor.
Young Eugene Levy first started performing during his years at the McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
He was vice-president of student film group "McMaster Film Board".
He got his television debut in Canadian sitcom King of Kensington (1975) in episode "Half-Way Home", in role as Freddie Cohen.
He made his big screen debut in comedy movie Foxy Lady (1971) in role as Coffee Boy.
Eugene's breakthrough performance came as Noah Levenstein in teen comedy film American Pie (1987).
He landed his feature directorial debut with black comedy mystery film Once Upon a Crime (2010).
Canada: Far and Wide (2020) a Circle-Vision 360° film attraction for World Showcase at Epcot, in role as Himself (voice)
He played Noah Levenstein in American Pie film series:
American Pie (1987)
American Pie 2 (2001)
American Wedding (2003)
American Pie Presents: Band Camp (2005)
American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile (2006)
American Pie Presents: Beta House (2007)
American Pie Presents: The Book of Love (2009)
American Reunion (2012)
He won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Mitch Cohen in mockumentary comedy film A Mighty Wind (2003).
Waiting for Guffman (1996) mockumentary comedy opposite Fred Willard, Parker Posey and Christopher Guest
Best in Show (2000) mockumentary comedy with Fred Willard, Catherine O'Hara and Jennifer Coolidge
Splash (1984) fantasy romantic comedy opposite Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah and John Candy
Multiplicity (1996) science fiction comedy with Michael Keaton and Andie MacDowell
Armed and Dangerous (1986) comedy opposite John Candy, Robert Loggia and Meg Ryan
Stay Tuned (1992) fantasy comedy with John Ritter, Pam Dawber and Jeffrey Jones
Almost Heroes (1998) adventure comedy Western opposite Chris Farley and Matthew Perry
Club Paradise (1986) comedy with Robin Williams, Twiggy and Peter O'Toole
Down to Earth (2001) fantasy comedy opposite Chris Rock, Regina King and Chazz Palminteri
Going Berserk (1983) comedy with John Candy and Joe Flaherty
Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005) family comedy opposite Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt and Hilary Duff
Cannibal Girls (1973) horror comedy with Andrea Martin, and Ronald Ulrich
Running (1979) sports drama opposite Michael Douglas and Susan Anspach
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) adventure fantasy comedy with Ben Stiller, Amy Adams and Owen Wilson
He won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program for Canadian television sketch comedy show SCTV Network 90, for episodes: "Moral Majority Show" (1982) and "The Energy Ball and Sweeps Week" (1983), he also appeared in various roles from 1976 until 1984.
He won Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series his role as Johnny Rose in Canadian television sitcom Schitt's Creek (2015-2020).
Hiller and Diller (1997-1998) ABC sitcom in role as Gordon Schermerhorn
Off Centre (2002) The WB sitcom in role as Dr. Barry Wasserman
Greg the Bunny (2002-2004) Fox sitcom in role as Gil Bender
Package Deal (2013-2014) City sitcom in role as McKenzie
Attended Westdale Secondary School and McMaster University, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Has Bulgarian and Polish ancestry.
He received the Governor General's Performing Arts Award (Canada's highest honour in performing arts) in 2008.
He appeared in all of the first eight American Pie movies.
He voiced Captain Lincoln F. Sternn in animated sci-fi-fantasy film Heavy Metal (1981) and Clovis in animated adventure comedy movie Curious George (2006).
He voiced Orrin in animated superhero film Astro Boy (2009) and Charlie in animated adventure movie Finding Dory (2016).
Good friend with Steve Martin.
Lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Pacific Palisades, California, United States.
He married Deborah Divine in 1977, they have a son, Dan and a daughter, Sarah.