Dan Levy

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Dan Levy
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Dan Levy in August 2005.
Birth name Daniel Levy
Born (1981-03-19) March 19, 1981 (age 33)
Stamford, Connecticut
Medium Stand-up
Years active 1996–present
Spouse Rachel Specter (m. 2010)
Website danlevyshow.com

Dan Levy (born March 19, 1981), is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer, from Stamford, Connecticut. He currently lives in Los Angeles, California.[1]

Early life[edit]

Levy was born on March 19, 1981 to Linda Levy and Elliott L. Levy.[1]

Career[edit]

In 1993, Levy was a member of the "Half Pint Players", a teen-age improvisation group in Stamford, Connecticut.[2]

While a student at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, Levy won the title of Funniest College Comedian in America at the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, CO.[3]

Levy co-starred in the feature film, My Sexiest Year, with Frankie Muniz and Harvey Keitel. He was also featured in the SONY Screen Gems film Mardi Gras.

Levy was in New York filming the IHaveToGoInAMinuteShow, a daily comedy show produced by CollegeHumor and directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson.[4]

Levy produced, wrote, and starred in My Long Distance Relationship, a 10-part web series for Crackle.

Dan is currently touring across college campuses around the country with CollegeHumor.

In April 2013, Levy collaborated with Jensen Karp to create Baby Talk, a live comedy show where 3 to 4 comedians ask for parenting advice from children between the ages of 5 and 10 years old. The show is held at NerdMelt Showroom in Los Angeles.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Levy is married to writer and actress Rachel Specter.[1] They welcomed a son, Abe, in May 2013.

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Dirty Famous
2005 Starved for Attention Frederick
2005 Hope Rocks: The Concert with a Cause Himself
2007 Cash Cow Unicom's Evil Corporate Schill and Anchorman
2007 My Sexiest Year Mark
2008 Spring Break 2008: Pretty Smart
2008 Below the Law Dave, Producer, Writer
2009 My Long Distance Relationship Sam, Executive producer, Writer, Creator
2009 Degrassi Goes Hollywood Robbie
2009 Blimp Prom Danny Goodyear, Writer
2009 Frat Party Chad
2009 Funkt Up Himself
2010 Naked But Funny
2010 Axe: Dirtcathlon DJ Croozeship
2010 A Night of 140 Tweets: A Celebrity Tweet-A-Thon for Haiti Himself
2011 Mardi Gras: Spring Break Frat House MC
2011 Dan Levy's Holi-Do's & Don'ts Himself
2012 Cyberstalker Mysterious Man
2012 Roast of Parks Bonifay Himself

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 The Andy Dick Show Nick
2002 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Himself Guest comedian
2004 Your Face or Mine? Himself Host
2004 ESPN SportsCentury Himself
2005 Almost Funny Dan Levy, Co-producer, Writer Series pilot
2005 The Reality Show Himself
2006 Premium Blend Himself
2007 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Jerry Barns
2008 The Hills Himself Host of the Live After Show
2008-2009 My Long Distance Relationship Sam, Executive producer, Writer, Creator
2009 NESN Comedy All-Stars Himself, Producer
2009 Comedy Central Presents Himself, Writer
2009 Casting Call: Spring Break '83 Himself Host
2009 Canada's Next Top Model Himself Guest judge
2009-2013 Chelsea Lately Himself Round Table guest
2010 Laugh Track Mash-ups Dan, Producer, Writer
2010 Pretty Wild Executive producer, Writer, Creator
2011 Enlightened Seth / Sandy
2011 The X Factor Digital Experience Himself Host
2011 13th Annual Young Hollywood Awards Himself Won the Comedian of the Year Award
2012 The Office Trivia moderator
2012 Stevie TV Producer
2012-2013 Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings Himself

Discography[edit]

  • Running out of Minutes (2013)
  • Congrats On Your Success (2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Rachel Specter, Dan Levy". New York Times. 2010-07-02. Retrieved 26 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Sierpine, Diane (1997-11-09). "Levy and Sarezky? Is Comedy Ready?". New York Times. Retrieved 26 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Gargan, Scott (2011-06-10). "Class clown: Comedian Dan Levy is enjoying Hollywood success". Connecticut Post. Retrieved 26 September 2013. 
  4. ^ Agi, Jessica (2008-06-16). "Dan Levy: One minute is all he needs". LaughSpin. Retrieved 26 September 2013. 
  5. ^ Elist, Jasmine (2013-09-25). "In 'Baby Talk,' comedians get parenting tips from kids". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 26 September 2013. 

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