Eugene is a legend in comedy from “SCTV” to “American Pie.” His son Daniel is known for being a MTV host. Now, the father-and-son duo are starring in the comedy “Schitt’s Creek.”
Video Content: Interview: Eugene Levy and Daniel Levy (2015)
In the full interview (without show clips), SIDEWALKS host Cindy Rhodes interviews the father and son about their showbiz career and their starring roles in the comedy “Schitt’s Creek,” seen on POP Network in the USA and on CBC in Canada. Additionally, Eugene talks about working with co-star and longtime colleague Catherine O’Hara.
Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Eugene Levy is an actor, comedian, director, producer, and musician. He is known for his work at The Second City, Toronto and the sketch comedy series “Second City Television” (“SCTV”). He is also known for Noah Levenstein, the father of Jim (Jason Biggs), in all of the “American Pie” theatrical and made-for-DVD films. In 2003, Levy won a Grammy Award with Christopher Guest and Michael McKean for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television, or Other Visual Media (title song from “A Mighty Wind”). In 2008, he received the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award, Canada’s highest honour in the performing arts. Additionally, he was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2011. Some of his films include “National Lampoon’s Vacation,” “Splash,” “Father of the Bride,” “Father of the Bride Part II,” “Almost Heroes,” “Best in Show,” “The Ladies Man,” “Josie and the Pussycats,” “Serendipity,” “Bringing Down the House,” “Dumb & Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd,” “New York Minute,” “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian,” “Taking Woodstock,” and “Madea’s Witness Protection.” Levy has a recurring role on “Package Deal,” a Canadian television sitcom.
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Daniel Levy is the son of Eugene Levy. He is best known as a Canadian television personality, where he was the former co-host of “MTV Live” and MTV Canada’s “The After Show.” He also appeared in “Canada’s Next Top Model” as a guest judge. As an actor, he has appeared in TV series “Degrassi: The Next Generation” and in the film “Admission.”
Recorded: February 24, 2015
Host / Producer: Cindy Rhodes
Videographer (for Cindy Rhodes): Ray Alvarado
Editor: Richard R. Lee
Special Thanks To: POP, ITV Studios