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Birth information

6 April 1942 Baltimore, Maryland, USA

How tall is Barry Levinson?

1.8 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Diana Rhodes
Valerie Curtin

Life Story of Barry Levinson

Barry Levinson was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Violet (Krichinsky) and Irvin Levinson, who worked in furniture and appliance. He is of Russian Jewish descent. Levinson graduated from high school in 1960, attended college at American University in Washington, DC. He did well, but decided he wanted to go to Los Angeles. In LA, Levinson worked for the Oxford Company, studying acting, improvisation, and production; worked in comedy clubs, where he learned how to write; and began dating Valerie Curtin. In 1967, won a job writing for a local TV comedy show. He eventually performed his material on the show, winning a local Emmy. In the 70s, Levinson wrote for The Carol Burnett Show (1967) -- and won two Emmys in three years. Mel Brooks hired him for Silent Movie (1976), then, High Anxiety (1977). Levinson and Curtin married in 1975. They co-wrote: _...And Justice for All (1979)_, and other scripts. While Curtin performed in San Francisco, he wrote Diner (1982). MGM bought it and, with a budget of under $5 million, Levinson directed. Curtin and Levinson divorced in 1982. Levinson met Dianna Rhodes while he was filming Diner (1982). She lived in Baltimore, with her two children...

Significant features of Barry Levinson

All of the films directed by Levinson have featured characteractor Ralph Tabakin in a small role.
Films set in his home town of in Baltimore, Maryland: Diner (1982), Tin Men (1987), Avalon (1990) and Liberty Heights (1999).
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How much money has Barry Levinson earned?

Rain Man (1988) $2,500,000 +% of gross
Bandits (2001) $10,000,000

What movies did Barry Levinson play or participate?

Producers Filmography
Harry Haft (2020) , Paterno (2018) , The Wizard of Lies (2017) , Killing Fields (2017) , Shades of Blue (2016) , Borgia (2014) , The Humbling (2014) , Copper (2013) , Phil Spector (2013) , The Bay (2012) , You Don't Know Jack (2010) , The Philanthropist , What Just Happened (2008) , M.O.N.Y. (2007) , The Bedford Diaries (2006) , The Jury (2004) , Envy (2004) , Strip Search (2004) , Oz (2003) , Deliver Us from Eva (2003) , Analyze That (2002) , Possession...

Birth information

6 April 1942 Baltimore, Maryland, USA

How tall is Barry Levinson?

1.8 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Diana Rhodes
Valerie Curtin

Life Story of Barry Levinson

Barry Levinson was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Violet (Krichinsky) and Irvin Levinson, who worked in furniture and appliance. He is of Russian Jewish descent. Levinson graduated from high school in 1960, attended college at American University in Washington, DC. He did well, but decided he wanted to go to Los Angeles. In LA, Levinson worked for the Oxford Company, studying acting, improvisation, and production; worked in comedy clubs, where he learned how to write; and began dating Valerie Curtin. In 1967, won a job writing for a local TV comedy show. He eventually performed his material on the show, winning a local Emmy. In the 70s, Levinson wrote for The Carol Burnett Show (1967) -- and won two Emmys in three years. Mel Brooks hired him for Silent Movie (1976), then, High Anxiety (1977). Levinson and Curtin married in 1975. They co-wrote: _...And Justice for All (1979)_, and other scripts. While Curtin performed in San Francisco, he wrote Diner (1982). MGM bought it and, with a budget of under $5 million, Levinson directed. Curtin and Levinson divorced in 1982. Levinson met Dianna Rhodes while he was filming Diner (1982). She lived in Baltimore, with her two children...

Significant features of Barry Levinson

All of the films directed by Levinson have featured characteractor Ralph Tabakin in a small role.
Films set in his home town of in Baltimore, Maryland: Diner (1982), Tin Men (1987), Avalon (1990) and Liberty Heights (1999).
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How much money has Barry Levinson earned?

Rain Man (1988) $2,500,000 +% of gross
Bandits (2001) $10,000,000

What movies did Barry Levinson play or participate?

Producers Filmography
Harry Haft (2020) , Paterno (2018) , The Wizard of Lies (2017) , Killing Fields (2017) , Shades of Blue (2016) , Borgia (2014) , The Humbling (2014) , Copper (2013) , Phil Spector (2013) , The Bay (2012) , You Don't Know Jack (2010) , The Philanthropist , What Just Happened (2008) , M.O.N.Y. (2007) , The Bedford Diaries (2006) , The Jury (2004) , Envy (2004) , Strip Search (2004) , Oz (2003) , Deliver Us from Eva (2003) , Analyze That (2002) , Possession...

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Barry Levinson, Rudy De Luca, Lee Delano, Harold Gould, Howard Hesseman, Al Hopson, etc.

Since 1991, has been working on a documentary about the friends he grew up with in Baltimore in the 1950s.

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Barry Levinson in Rain Man (1988)

Has homes in southern California, Connecticut, New York and Annapolis, Maryland.

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Mel Brooks and Barry Levinson in Mel Brooks Höhenkoller (1977)

Stepfather of Michelle Levinsonand Patrick Levinson.

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Mel Brooks, Barry Levinson, and Ron Carey in Mel Brooks Höhenkoller (1977)

Attended the same high school (Forest Park in Baltimore) as ''Mama' Cass Elliot' and Spiro Agnew.

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Ralph Fiennes and Barry Levinson in Quiz Show (1994)

His films often take place in the past: Diner (1982); The Natural (1984) ; Good Morning, Vietnam (1987); Bugsy (1991); Avalon (1990); Sleepers (1996) and An Everlasting Piece (2000).

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Jennifer Lopez, Ray Liotta, and Barry Levinson in Shades of Blue (2016)

Wife Diana is a painter.

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Barry Levinson in Der letzte Akt (2014)

Living in New York and Connecticut.

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His parents were both of Russian Jewish descent.

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Barry Levinson and Barry McEvoy in Mit oder ohne - Was Männer haben sollten (2000)

For the AFI publication "Private Screenings" Levinson chose Karl Freund The Mummy (1932) as his favorite film.

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As of 2019, he appeared as an actor in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Rain Man (1988), Bugsy (1991) and Quiz Show (1994). Of those, Rain Man (1988) is a winner in the category and Levinson won an Oscar as Best Director.

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Al Pacino and Barry Levinson in Paterno (2018)

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Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson, etc.

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Steve Guttenberg, Mickey Rourke, and Barry Levinson in Diner (1982)

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Kevin Bacon, Mickey Rourke, Barry Levinson, and Daniel Stern in Diner (1982)

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Ellen Barkin, Mickey Rourke, and Barry Levinson in Diner (1982)

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Armin Mueller-Stahl, Elijah Wood, Barry Levinson, Elizabeth Perkins, Aidan Quinn, etc.

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Barry Levinson and Carolyn Murphy in Liberty Heights (1999)

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Al Pacino, Barry Levinson, and Greta Gerwig in Der letzte Akt (2014)

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Robert De Niro and Barry Levinson in The Wizard of Lies - Das Lügengenie (2017)

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Tom Cruise and Barry Levinson in Rain Man (1988)

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Dustin Hoffman, Woody Harrelson, etc.

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David Mamet and Barry Levinson in Wag the Dog - Wenn der Schwanz mit dem Hund wedelt (1997

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Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett, and Barry Levinson in Banditen! (2001)

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Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, and Barry Levinson in Banditen! (2001)

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Al Pacino and Barry Levinson at an event for Paterno (2018)

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Al Pacino and Barry Levinson at an event for Paterno (2018)

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Al Pacino, Kathy Baker, Barry Levinson, Greg Grunberg, etc.

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Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Harvey Keitel, Martin Scorsese, Sean Penn, Meryl Streep, etc.

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Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson, Jane Rosenthal, etc.

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Barry Levinson, Scott Caan, and Fahim Fazli at an event for Rock the Kasbah (2015)

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Barry Levinson, Scott Caan, Kate Hudson, etc.

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Bill Murray, Bruce Willis, Barry Levinson, Kate Hudson, etc.

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