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Who is Sam Levinson?

Samuel Levinson (born January 8, 1985) is an American actor and filmmaker. He is the son of Academy Award-winning director Barry Levinson. In 2010 he received his first writing credit as a co-writer for the action comedy film Operation: Endgame.

The following year he made his directorial film debut with Another Happy Day (2011), which premiered at Sundance Film Festival to negative reviews. He then received a writing credit on his father’s HBO television film The Wizard of Lies (2017).

He continued writing and directing for the feature films Assassination Nation (2018) and Malcolm & Marie (2021), which both received mixed to negative reviews.

Sam Levinson Biography, Wiki

Levinson was born on January 8, 1985, and is the son of Diana Rhodes, a production designer for TV commercials, and filmmaker Barry Levinson.

His father is from a Russian-Jewish family. Levinson studied method acting for four years. He has a brother, Jack Levinson, who is also an actor, and two half-siblings, Michelle and Patrick, from his mother’s first marriage.

Sam Levinson Biography Wikipedia
Sam Levinson
BornSamuel Levinson
January 8, 1985 (age 37)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActorFilmmaker
Years active1992–present
Spouse(s)Ashley Lent Levinson
Children1
RelativesBarry Levinson (father)

Sam Levinson Career

Levinson made his film debut as an actor in the 1992 fantasy-comedy Toys, alongside his brother Jack. He later appeared in the comedy-drama film Bandits (2001) and the satirical comedy film What Just Happened (2008). In 2009, he co-starred as Peter Thompson in the arthouse drama film Stoic.

In 2011, Levinson won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the Sundance Film Festival for his directorial debut film, Another Happy Day, which starred Ellen Barkin.

Levinson co-wrote the 2017 television film The Wizard of Lies, which was directed by his father Barry Levinson. The film focuses on Bernie Madoff, who is played by Robert De Niro. Levinson wrote and directed the film Assassination Nation which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival to mixed reviews from critics, who praised its “frenetic and visually stylish” action but criticized the thinly-written characters. 

In June 2019, Levinson created the HBO television drama series Euphoria, based on the Israeli series of the same name The series received critical acclaim for its direction, writing, and acting. It was notable for its raw and graphic portrayal of teenagers wrestling with drug addiction and sexuality.

In 2020, Levinson wrote and directed the film Malcolm & Marie, reuniting him with Euphoria star Zendaya. The film was distributed by Netflix in February 2021. He also executive produced the drama film Pieces of a Woman.

Levinson co-wrote the screenplay for the psychological erotic thriller Deep Water (2022), based on the 1957 novel of the same name by Patricia Highsmith. On June 29, 2021, Levinson announced that he will be co-creating, writing and executive producing another HBO television drama series The Idol, alongside recording artist Abel ‘The Weeknd’ Tesfaye and his producing partner Reza Fahim.

Sam Levinson Wife

From 2008 to 2011, Levinson dated actress Ellen Barkin. Levinson is married to Ashley Lent Levinson. The couple has a son.

Sam Levinson with wife Ashley Lent Levinson
Sam Levinson with wife Ashley Lent Levinson

What is Sam Levinson’s net worth?

According to Popular Net Worth, Sam Levinson has an estimated net worth of about $2million.

His source of income is known to be from his career as a writer and producer.

He has also earned some income from some movies he has acted in.

Sam Levinson FAQ’s

Who is Sam Levinson?

Samuel Levinson (born January 8, 1985) is an American actor and filmmaker. He is the son of Academy Award-winning director Barry Levinson. In 2010 he received his first writing credit as a co-writer for the action comedy film Operation: Endgame.

How old is Sam Levinson?

Sam Levinson is currently 36 years old.

Who is Sam Levinson’s wife?

From 2008 to 2011, Levinson dated actress Ellen Barkin. Levinson is married to Ashley Lent Levinson. The couple has a son.

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