Deborah Levy was born in Canada in the 1940s – she hasn’t revealed her exact birth date, but she is a Canadian citizen. She is a film producer and production manager who rose to prominence after marrying Eugene Levy, a well-known Canadian actor and director.
Early childhood and education
Deborah was raised in Canada by her parents – her mother was Patricia Divine, a famous singer who sang in The Royal Conservatory, gaining recognition after she sang sometime in the ’80s at the birthday celebration to honour the matriarch – Deborah put her name on a seat in Koerner Hallin for Patricia’s 80th birthday.
Deborah attended a high school in Canada before enrolling in an unnamed university, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in the mid-1960s.
A career as an actress and television personality
Deborah is a film producer and production manager who has worked on films and television shows such as “Higgin Boys and Gruber” in 1990, “The Edge of Night” in 1996, and “Another World” among others – she also wrote the screenplay for the “Maniac Mansion” TV series in 1990.
Eugene Levy’s love life and marriage
Deborah and Eugene met and began dating in 1973; four years later, on June 12, 1977, they married in a large ceremony attended by over 300 people. Deborah gave birth to their son Dan Levy on March 19, 1981, and their daughter Sarah Levy five years later on September 10, 1986.
Dan has gone on to become an actor and film producer, and has been nominated for numerous awards, including the Canadian Screen Award for best comedy series in 2016 and best writing in a comedy programme for his work on “Schitt’s Creek.”
Sarah has also worked as an actress and comedian, appearing in films such as “Cheaper By The Dozen 2” in 2005 and “Working the Engels” in 2014.
Favorites and other interests
Deborah has been interested in music since she was a child, having been inspired and motivated by her mother, who wished for her to become a singer as well – Deborah’s favourite genres are jazz and blues, and her favourite performers are Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald.
She enjoys movies and usually accompany her husband Eugene to film premieres – her favourite actors and actresses are Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts, and her favourite films are “Sleepless in Seattle” and “Pretty Woman.” Deborah has been travelling since she was a teenager, and she has travelled all over the world with her husband Eugene to attend events he has been invited to, as well as spending their vacations in Italy, France, and several other countries.
Appearance and wealth
Deborah is approximately 73 years old. She has long brown and blonde hair, brown eyes, is 5ft 6ins (1.67m) tall, and weighs around 130lbs (59kgs) – as of late 2019, her net worth exceeds $1 million, while her husband Eugene’s net worth exceeds $18 million.
Who is Deborah’s husband, Eugene Levy?
Eugene Levy was born on December 17, 1946, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; his zodiac sign is Sagittarius, and he is of Canadian nationality. He is best known for his role as Noah Levenstein in all eight “American Pie” films.
He was born into a Jewish family to a housewife mother and a foreman father at an automobile plant – he attended Westdale Secondary School and then matriculated at McMaster University. During his time at McMaster, he served as vice-president of the McMaster Film Board, where he met Ivan Reitman, a filmmaker who sparked his interest in films even further.
One of his first notable appearances was in “The Second City, Toronto,” where he impersonated Earl Camembert, a news anchor at SCTV News – then he impersonated many other people who have appeared on SCTV, including Ricardo Montalban, Sean Connery, and Henry Kissinger.
Some of his early films include “Foxy Lady” in 1971 and “Cannibal Girls” in 1973. In 1979, he played Richie Rosenberg in “Running,” and Marty in “Nothing Personal” in 1980. During the next 20 years, he appeared in a number of films, including “Armed and Dangerous” in 1986, “Once Upon a Crime” in 1992, and “Waiting for Guffman” in 1996, before taking on the role of Noah Levenstein in the first “American Pie” film in 1999.
He reprised his role in the film’s sequel in 2001, and the same year played a Bloomingdales salesman in “Serendipity” – in 2003, he co-starred with Jim Carrey in the comedy film “Dumb & Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd.” He went on to appear in all six subsequent “American Pie” films, as well as many other films, including “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian” in 2009, “Madea’s Witness Protection” in 2012, and “Finding Dory” in 2013. (2016).
Although Euegene has primarily focused on filmmaking, he has also appeared in a number of television series, including “King of Kensington” in 1975.
Between 1976 and 1984, he appeared in several episodes of the TV series “Stay Tuned,” and in 1986, he played Morty Arnold in “Billy Crystal: Don’t Get Me Started.” He was praised for his performance as Doc Ellis in “Maniac Mansion” in 1993, and he later appeared in the TV series “Mad About You” in 1998 and “Dilbert” in 2000. Other TV shows in which he has appeared in the last decade include “I, Martin Short, Goes Home” in 2012 and “Working the Engels” in 2014.
Eugene is a philanthropist who has given large sums of money to charity; he has also given significant sums to organisations that aim to raise awareness about autism and work on its treatment.