Facts about Dan Levy
Dan Levy Biography
Dan Levy is the creator and star of the TV comedy Schitt’s Creek (2015-20), which also starred his father, Canadian comedy legend Eugene Levy.
Born and raised in Toronto, Dan Levy got his start in show business as a host of MTV Canada’s MTV Live in 2006. He stayed with the network until 2011.
After appearing in other television shows and a couple of movies, Levy began working on his own television pilot for Canadian Broadcasting.
Schitt’s Creek starred Levy and his father, as well as Catherine O’Hara. Levy’s sister, Sarah Levy, also appeared in the show.
A hit in Canada, it slowly gained a following in the United States.
It ran six seasons, and in its final season, Schitt’s Creek was nominated for 15 Emmy Awards. Levy (as actor, writer, producer and director) won 4 Emmys.