Sam Levinson

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Samuel Levinson (born January 8, 1985) is an American filmmaker and actor.[1] 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. 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).

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Samuel Levinson

(1985-01-08) January 8, 1985 (age 38)
  • filmmaker
  • Actor
Years active1992–present
SpouseAshley Lent
RelativesBarry Levinson (father)

In 2019, Levinson created the HBO teen drama series Euphoria which was adapted from the Israeli series of the same name. The series has become popular with audiences, while garnering significant criticism and controversy for its explicit content involving teens, particularly its portrayal of teenage sexuality.[2][3][4] Levinson was nominated for a BAFTA TV Award and two Primetime Emmy Awards for the series.