November 29, 2022

Barry Levinson , Biography, Movies, Networth

Barry Levinson Biography

Barry Levinson is an American filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor. His best His known are mid-budget comedy-drama and drama films such as Diner in 1982, The Natural in 1984, Good Morning, Vietnam in 1987,  Bugsy in 1991, and Wag the Dog in 1997.

Barry Levinson Age/Family

He was born on April 6, 1942 ( 76 years as of 2018 ) to his parents Irvin Levinson, father, and mother Violet Krichinsky. His father in the furniture and appliance business. He was from a family of Russian and Jewish descent.

Barry Levinson Career

Barry started his work by writing for various shows like The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine, The Lohman and Barkley Show. After seeing some success as a screenwriter he began his career as a director with Diner which earned him an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay. The dinner was four films set the four films that set in Baltimore in Levinson s youth.
His biggest hit was RainMan (1988 ) it was starred by Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. It won four Academy Awards and Best Picture and Best Director. It also got the Golden Bear at the 39th Berlin International Film Festival. Another of his notable films was The Natural starred by Robert Redford.

He also has a television production company with Tom Fontana and served as an executive producer for a number of series; Homicide: Life on the Street on NBC and the prison drama Oz. Barry also played the main role of a short-lived Tv series called The Jury.
Barry is also an author as well. As he published his first novel in2003.
He later developed a film based on Whitey Bulger a Boston Crime Boss.
Barry finished production with The Humbling starring Al Pacino and also directed Rock the Kasbah.

Barry Levinson Family

Barry married Valerie Curtin with whom they had two boys Sam Levinson and Jack Levinson.

Barry Levinson Family

Barry Levinson Net Worth

Barry has a net worth of $150 million dollars.

Barry Levinson Filmography

Rain Man
1988
Wag the Dog
1997
Diner
1982
Good Morning, Vietnam
1987
The Natural
1984
Bugsy
1991
Tin Men
1987
Sleepers
1996
Liberty Heights
1999
The Bay – Nach Angst Kommt Panik
2012
Avalon
1990
Disclosure
1994
Young Sherlock Holmes
1985
Bandits
2001
The Wizard of Lies
2017
Sphere
1998
Paterno
2018
You Don’t Know Jack
2010
Man of the Year
2006
The Humbling
2014
What Just Happened
2008
Rock the Kasbah
2015
Toys
1992
Silent Movie
1976
High Anxiety
1977
An Everlasting Piece
2000
…And Justice for All.
1979
Jimmy Hollywood
1994
Envy
2004
Donnie Brasco
1997
PoliWood
2009
Harry Haft
Quiz Show
1994
Inside Moves
1980
Bee Movie
2007
The Band That Wouldn’t Die
2009
Peeping Times
1978
Tootsie
1982
Home Fries
1998
Unfaithfully Yours
1984
Possession
2002
Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight
2013
Best Friends
1982
Original Diner Guys
Street Girls
1975
The Outsider
2005
Hindsight Is 20/20
2004
A Uniform Used to Mean Something…
2004
Who?
1973
The Perfect Storm
2000
The Natural: The Best There Ever Was
2016

Barry Levinson Awards

Academy Award for Best Director

1989 · Rain Man

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
1993 · Homicide: Life on the Street
Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film
1989 · Rain Man
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing – Variety Series
1975, 1974 · The Carol Burnett Show
Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay
1991 · Avalon
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Director
1991 · Bugsy
David di Donatello for Best Foreign Film
1989 · Rain Man
Writers Guild of America Award – Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement
2010
WGA Award for Best Comedy/Variety – Music, Awards, Tributes – Specials – Television
1991 · The Earth Day Special
WGA Award for Best Comedy/Variety – (Including Talk) Series – Television
1975 · The Carol Burnett Show

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