Daniel Joseph Levy, also Dan Levy, is a Canadian writer, director, producer, actor, and comedian as well. Dan Levy hails from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He started his career as a television host on MTV Canada. To introduce him further, Dan Levy got recognition after starring in the CBC’s sitcom Schitt’s Creek as David Rose. After writing, producing, acting, and directing the season of Schitt’s Creek, he won Primetime Emmy Award. Also, he became the first person to win the award in all four major categories in the same year. Moreover, his notable work also brought a lot of appreciation, love, and support for him. Not just that, he also got four Canadian Screen Awards out of all eighteen nominations.
Dan Levy has attended his high school at North Toronto Collegiate Institute and completed film production at York University and Ryerson University. He is the son of Deborah Divine and Canadian actor Eugene Levy. Also, Dan is the older brother of actress Serah Levy. Serah has also played the role of a waitress in Schitt’s Creek. Dan began his career in 2006, and he is still active in the industry. He got a lot of acknowledgment after he started working in Schitt’s Creek in 2013.
Dan Levy’s Work
As we know, Dan started his career back in 2006 as a co-host for the show MTV Life. He gained popularity after co-hosting the television program The After Show and its seasons The Hills: The After Show and The City: Live After Show. After the cancellation of The After Show, he himself wrote, produced, and starred in Christmas Special for MTV, Daniel Levy’s Holi-Do’s & Don’ts. He also co-hosted many programs like MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet, the X-Factor pre-show, and national coverage of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics for CTV. He also did his work as an actor in TV series and movies.
Then, his other journey started in 2013. Dan formed Not a Real Company Productions along with his Dad and principals. Their very first project was Schitt’s Creek, and Dan himself starred in the same along with his Dad, Sister, Catherine O’Hara, Annie Murphy, and Chris Elliott. Afterward, Schitt’s Creek earned huge fame, and so did Dan. Dan even got many awards for his work, and the most recent one is Emmy Awards. He got all four Primetime Emmy Awards in 2020- Outstanding Comedy Series, Supporting Actor, Directing, and Writing.
Dan Levy’s Personal Life and Dating Update
Well, we already know a bit about his personal life. Furthermore, he lives with his dog, Redmond, in Los Angeles. He usually spends half of his time in Toronto and half in Los Angeles. Also, once he mentioned that he lived in London in 2005 and it’s his favorite city. At first, Dan avoided revealing his sexual orientation in public. But in 2015, in an interview with Flare, it was clear that he was a member of the LGBT Community. Afterward, in 2020, in an interview with Andy Cohen, Dan mentioned himself that he is gay and came out when he was eighteen. Also, he shared his experience about coming out to his parents. He added that his mom was the one who asked about it first. And he replied to his mom as ‘Yes’ about being gay.
Back in 2015, Dan did an interview with Out Magazine. In the same interview, he revealed his relationship status. He told that he has been single for a time, and he feels strange about it. He added that he is not sure if it is an excuse that he keeps telling himself or it really is, but this job has engrossed his life. Also, he expressed his desire to find someone after everything becomes fine and easier. Moreover, he shared that he is waiting for things to fall in place naturally. So, the last personal update from Dan about his relationship was this. And since then, there are no updates regarding his dating life. Also, he doesn’t seem to be in any relationship. To wrap up everything in one, he is currently not dating anyone.
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