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Dan Levy      

Emmy-Winning Showrunner, Writer, Actor, Director & Producer, Best Known for "Schitt's Creek"

Daniel Levy is an Emmy® winning showrunner, writer, actor, director, and producer, best known for his work on one of the most beloved shows on television, Schitt’s Creek, which he co-created with his father Eugene Levy. For its sixth and final season, the series received nine Emmy® wins, becoming the most awarded comedy series in a single year. The show also broke major records for being the first comedy or drama series to sweep all four acting categories and received the most wins for a comedy series in its final season. Levy and his father were also the first father-son pair to win Emmys in the same year and Levy tied the record for most wins by an individual in a single season with four total wins.

In 2013, he formed Not A Real Company Productions with his father and principals Andrew Barnsley and Fred Levy to create Schitt’s Creek, a half-hour single camera comedy for CBC/ITV/Pop. In addition to being the co-creator, showrunner and executive producer of Schitt’s Creek, Levy also stars alongside Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Annie Murphy, and Chris Elliott.

Schitt’s Creek has garnered dozens of awards and more than 100 nominations, sweeping the 2020 Emmys by winning Best Comedy Series, Best Comedy Actor, Best Comedy Actress, Best Comedy Supporting Actor, Best Comedy Supporting Actress, Best Comedy Writing, Best Comedy Directing, Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Contemporary Costumes. The show also has won a 2020 Canadian Screen Award for Best Comedy, a 2020 Costume Design Guild Award for Excellence in Contemporary Television, a 2020 SAG Award nomination for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series and a 2020 Critics’ Choice Award nomination for Best Comedy Series. In 2019 the show received four Emmy® nominations including Best Comedy Series and a 2019 TCA Award nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy. Also in 2019, Levy won Best Comedic Performance at the MTV Movie & TV Awards for his role on the show, and was honored by GLAAD with the Davidson/Valentini Award. In 2020, Levy received the CSA Radius Award and was honored by the Human Rights Campaign with the Visibility Award. Most recently, Levy was recognized as one of the Grand Marshals for NYC Pride 2020.

Levy began his television career co-hosting MTV Canada’s flagship show MTV Live and later co-wrote, co-hosted, and co-produced the critically-acclaimed ratings hit The After Show and its various incarnations, including The Hills: The After Show and The City: Live After Show. Levy also wrote, produced, and starred in his own Christmas special for MTV, Daniel Levy’s Holi-Do’s & Don’ts and co-hosted the MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet, the X-Factor pre-show, and national coverage of the Vancouver Olympic Games for CTV. Levy also co-hosted The Great Canadian Baking Show, and has also made a guest appearance on Modern Family. He made his film debut opposite Tina Fey in Admission. In 2019, Levy signed a multi-year overall deal with Disney’s ABC Studios to develop and produce scripted projects for the studio. Recently, Levy starred alongside Bette Midler, Kailtyn Dever, Sarah Paulson, and Issa Rae in Coastal Elites, written by Paul Rudnick, directed by Jay Roach, and produced entirely under quarantine that aired on HBO.

Up next, Levy appears in the romantic comedy Happiest Season for TriStar Pictures and Entertainment One, streaming on Hulu November 25.

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