Hamilton’s Eugene Levy was named Outstanding Lead Actor in a comedy series at last night’s Emmy Awards.
Levy, and other’s on the hit series Schitt’s Creek, were big winners on the night, bringing home nine of the awards that honour excellence in the television industry.
“You see, I told you I was good,” Levy said upon learning that he won the award while attending a party in Toronto. The Emmy’s were presented virtually this year.
The win for the 73-year-old Levy comes after almost 40 years in the entertainment business that included beginnings in the Second City and later in the American Pie film series.
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Levy and his son Daniel also shared an Emmy for Outstanding Comedy series as creators of Schitt’s Creek.
A true Hamiltonian, Levy went to Westdale Secondary School and attended McMaster University.
Eugene Levy, left, and son Daniel celebrate winnng Emmy awards