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Barry Levinson

Barry Levinson
  • Career: Director
  • Top celebrities: 2355
  • BirthDate: 1942, 06 of April , Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  • Spouse: Diana Rhodes (1983 - present) 2 children, Valerie Curtin (13 December 1977 - 1982) (divorced)
  • Zodiac sign: Aries
  • Facts of life

    Barry Levinson

    Barry Levinson is an American actor born on September 18, 1974 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. In his long illustrative career, he has worked in many commercially successful movies. His acting skills have always been the thing that kept his acting skills acclaimed. His most popular role was in the movie Aliens, in which he played the role of Corporal Dwayne Hicks; for which he also received a nomination for the Saturn Award for Best Actor. His filomgraphy includes many made for TV movies, Hollywood class movies, Tv series, and video game voiceovers. Some of his best works in acting include movies like- Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap, The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, Malice n Wonderland, The X-Files: I Want to Believe, xXx: State of the Union (xXx: The Next Level), The Country Bears, Gridiron Gang, and The Seal Team 6: The Raid On Osama Bin Laden.

  • Awards: Nominated Oscar - 1992 for "Best Director for:Bugsy (1991)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1991 for "Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen for:Avalon (1990)."
    Won Oscar - 1989 for "Best Director for:Rain Man (1988)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1983 for "Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen for:Diner (1982)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1980 for "Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen for:...And Justice for All. (1979). Shared with: Valerie Curtin"
    Won Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award - 2002 for ""
    Won Creative Achievement Award - 1999 for ""
    Nominated Banff Rockie Award - 2011 for "Best Made-for-TV Movie for:You Don't Know Jack (2010) (TV). Shared with: Lydia Dean Pilcher Scott Ferguson Steve Lee Jones Adam Mazer USA"
    Won Silver Berlin Bear - 1998 for "Special Jury Prize for:Wag the Dog - Wenn der Schwanz mit dem Hund wedelt (1997)."
    Nominated Golden Berlin Bear - 1993 for "for:Tödliches Spielzeug (1992)."
    Nominated Golden Berlin Bear - 1992 for "for:Bugsy (1991)."
    Won Golden Berlin Bear - 1989 for "for:Rain Man (1988)."
    Won BSFC Award - 1983 for "Best Screenplay for:Diner (1982)."
    Nominated Critics Choice Award - 2011 for "Best Picture Made for Television for:You Don't Know Jack (2010) (TV)(feature film). Shared with: Steve Lee Jones (executive producer) Lydia Dean Pilcher (executive producer) (Cine Mosaic(production company) and Bee Holder Productions(production company))."
    Nominated CFCA Award - 1992 for "Best Director for:Bugsy (1991)."
    Nominated César - 1990 for "Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger) for:Rain Man (1988)."
    Won David - 1989 for "Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero) for:Rain Man (1988)."
    Nominated DGA Award - 2011 for "Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television/Mini-Series for:You Don't Know Jack (2010) (TV)."
    Nominated DGA Award - 1994 for "Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night for:"Homicide" (1993). For episode "Gone For Goode"."
    Nominated DGA Award - 1992 for "Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures for:Bugsy (1991)."
    Nominated DGA Award - 1991 for "Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures for:Avalon (1990)."
    Won DGA Award - 1989 for "Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures for:Rain Man (1988). Shared with: Gerald R. Molen (unit production manager) (plaque) David McGiffert (first assistant director) (plaque) Cara Giallanza (second assistant director) (plaque) Cherylanne Martin (second second assistant director) (plaque)"
    Nominated Emmy - 2010 for "Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special for:You Don't Know Jack (2010) (TV). (HBO)."
    Won Emmy - 1993 for "Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing in a Drama Series for:"Homicide" (1993). (NBC). For episode "Gone For Goode"."
    Won Emmy - 1985 for "Outstanding Children's Program for:"American Playhouse: Displaced Person (#4.15)" (1985). Shared with: Allison Maher (executive producer) Barry Solomon (executive producer) Rick Traum (executive producer) Patrick Lynch (executive producer) Patrick Dromgoole (supervising executive producer) (PBS)."
    Nominated Emmy - 1976 for "Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series for:"The Carol Burnett Show" (1967). Shared with: Ed Simmons Gary Belkin Roger Beatty Bill Richmond Gene Perret Arnie Kogen Ray Jessel Rudy De Luca Dick Clair Jenna McMahon (CBS). For episode on 13 September 1975 with Jim Nabors.."
    Won Emmy - 1975 for "Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series for:"The Carol Burnett Show" (1967). Shared with: Ed Simmons Gary Belkin Roger Beatty Arnie Kogen Bill Richmond Gene Perret Rudy De Luca Dick Clair Jenna McMahon (CBS). For episode with Alan Alda."
    Won Emmy - 1974 for "Best Writing in Variety or Music for:"The Carol Burnett Show" (1967). Shared with: Ed Simmons Gary Belkin Roger Beatty Arnie Kogen Bill Richmond Gene Perret Rudy De Luca Dick Clair Jenna McMahon Barry Harman (CBS). For episode with Tim Conway and Bernadette Peters."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1992 for "Best Director - Motion Picture for:Bugsy (1991)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1991 for "Best Screenplay - Motion Picture for:Avalon (1990)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1989 for "Best Director - Motion Picture for:Rain Man (1988)."
    Won Hochi Film Award - 1984 for "Best Foreign Language Film for:The Natural (1984)."
    Won KCFCC Award - 1989 for "Best Director for:Rain Man (1988)."
    Won Readers' Choice Award - 1990 for "Best Foreign Language Film for:Rain Man (1988)."
    Won LAFCA Award - 1991 for "Best Director for:Bugsy (1991)."
    2nd place LAFCA Award - 1982 for "Best Screenplay for:Diner (1982)."
    Won Readers' Choice Award - 1990 for "Best Foreign Language Film for:Rain Man (1988)."
    Won CineMerit Award - 2006 for ""
    Won Special Citation - 1999 for "For outstanding cinematic series: The Baltimore Series."
    2nd place NYFCC Award - 1982 for "Best Screenplay for:Diner (1982)."
    Nominated Television Producer of the Year Award in Longform - 2011 for "for:You Don't Know Jack (2010) (TV). Shared with: Lydia Dean Pilcher (executive producer) Steve Lee Jones (executive producer) (Cine Mosaic(production company) and Bee Holder Productions(production company))."
    Nominated Razzie Award - 1993 for "Worst Director for:Tödliches Spielzeug (1992)."
    Nominated Satellite Award - 2010 for "Best Motion Picture Made for Television for:You Don't Know Jack (2010) (TV)(feature film). Shared with: Lydia Dean Pilcher (executive producer) Steve Lee Jones (executive producer) (Cine Mosaic(production company) and Bee Holder Productions(production company))."
    Won ShoWest Award - 1998 for "Director of the Year"
    Won AFI Filmmaker Award - 2000 for ""
    Won Laurel Award for Screen Writing Achievement - 2010 for ""
    Won WGA Award (Screen) - 1991 for "Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen for:Avalon (1990)."
    Nominated WGA Award (Screen) - 1983 for "Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen for:Diner (1982)."
    Nominated WGA Award (Screen) - 1977 for "Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen for:Silent Movie (1976). Shared with: Mel Brooks Ron Clark Rudy De Luca"
  • Position in top best awards winner: 208
  • Salary: Rain Man (1988) $2,500,000 +% of gross
    Banditen! (2001) $10,000,000
  • Films with Barry Levinson: Copper - 2012
    Untitled Phil Spector Biopic - 2012
    Borgia - 2011
    You Don't Know Jack - 2010
    The Philanthropist - 2009
    What Just Happened - 2008
    M.O.N.Y. - 2007
    The Bedford Diaries - 2006
    The Jury - 2004
    Envy - 2004
    Strip Search - 2004
    Oz - 1997-2003
    Deliver Us from Eva - 2003
    Analyze That - 2002
    Possession - 2002
    Baseball Wives - 2002
    Shot in the Heart - 2001
    Bandits - 2001
    Hudson's Law - 2001
    An Everlasting Piece - 2000
    American Tragedy - 2000
    The Perfect Storm - 2000
    Falcone - 2000
    The Beat - 2000
    The Hoop Life - 1999-2000
    Homicide: The Movie - 2000
    Liberty Heights - 1999
    Homicide: Life on the Street - 1993-1999
    Original Diner Guys - 1999
    The 20th Century: Yesterday's Tomorrows - 1999
    Home Fries - 1998
    Sphere - 1998
    Family Brood - 1998
    Wag the Dog - 1997
    The Second Civil War - 1997
    Donnie Brasco - 1997
    Sleepers - 1996
    A Little Princess - 1995
    Disclosure - 1994
    Jimmy Hollywood - 1994
    Wilder Napalm - 1993
    Toys - 1992
    Bugsy - 1991
    Kafka - 1991
    Avalon - 1990
    Harry - 1987
    Diner - 1983
    Peeping Times - 1978
    Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father - 2012
    Man of the Year - 2006
    Homicide: Life on the Street - 1996
    The Earth Day Special - 1990
    Tin Men - 1987
    Unfaithfully Yours - 1984
    Best Friends - 1982
    Tootsie - 1982
    Diner - 1982
    Inside Moves - 1980
    ...And Justice for All. - 1979
    High Anxiety - 1977
    Silent Movie - 1976
    The Carol Burnett Show - 1973-1976
    The Rich Little Show - 1976
    Hot L Baltimore - 1975
    Street Girls - 1975
    The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine - 1971-1972
    The Tim Conway Show - 1970
    The Day the Laughter Stopped - 2012
    The Bay - 2013
    30 for 30 - 2009
    PoliWood - 2009
    3 lbs. - 2006
    Hindsight Is 20/20... - 2004
    A Uniform Used to Mean Something... - 2004
    Homicide: Life on the Street - 1993-1995
    Rain Man - 1988
    Good Morning, Vietnam - 1987
    Young Sherlock Holmes - 1985
    The Natural - 1984
    Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight - 2012
    Bee Movie - 2007
    Quiz Show - 1994
    The Larry Sanders Show - 1993
    History of the World: Part I - 1981
    The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine - 1971
    The Greatest Game Ever Played - 2008
    The Directors - 1999
    Homicide: Life on the Street - 1993
    Another Happy Day - 2011
    Fiddler on the Roof: 30 Years of Tradition - 2001
    Diner: On the Flip Side - 2000
    Beneath the Surface: The Making of 'Sphere' - 1998
    Warner Bros. 75th Anniversary: No Guts, No Glory - 1998
    'Rain Man' Featurette - 1988
    Cinema 3 - 2008-2009
    Charlie Rose - 1998-2008
    Legends - 2008
    Shootout - 2004-2008
    Tavis Smiley - 2007
    The Road to Damascus: The Reinvention of Bugsy Siegel - 2006
    Wanderlust - 2006
    'Good Morning, Vietnam': Production Diary - 2006
    The Outsider - 2005
    Biography - 2005
    60 Minutes - 2005
    The Journey of Rain Man - 2004
    Scene 71 Filmmakers Workshop - 2003
    Homicide: Life at the Start - 2003
    Bravo Profiles - 2002
    Inside 'Bandits' - 2002
    The Heart of 'The Natural' - 2001
    AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies - 2000
    Unitas - 1999
    Anatomy of a 'Homicide: Life on the Street' - 1998
    HBO First Look - 1998
    Sports on the Silver Screen - 1997
    Homicide: Life on the Street - 1997
    Robbie Robertson: Going Home - 1995
    The Tonight Show with Jay Leno - 1992
    Diamonds on the Silver Screen - 1992
    The 64th Annual Academy Awards - 1992
    The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards - 1992
    Bugsy: The Dark Passion of an American Dreamer - 1991
    The 61st Annual Academy Awards - 1989
    The 46th Annual Golden Globe Awards - 1989
    Who Is Alan Smithee? - 2002
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Also born in April 1938-1942