Source of Wealth:acting, directing and producing films
Birth Place:Baltimore, Maryland
Full Name:Barry Levinson
Date of Birth:April 6, 1942
Occupation:actor, screenwriter, director and producer
About Barry Levinson
Barry Levinson is an American screenwriter, director, actor and producer who has an estimated net worth of $150 million.
Levinson started his career as a writer. He wrote for several variety shows, including The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine, The Lohman and Barkley Show, The Tim Conway Show, and The Carol Burnett Show.
Then, he shifted his career to working as a film director. His directorial debut, Diner, was released in 1982, and led to his Oscar nomination for Best Screenplay.
His notable work as a filmmaker came when he did the film Rain Man in 1998. The film won four Academy Awards, the Golden Bear during the 39th Berlin International Film Festival.
Other critically-acclaimed films that Levinson directed inclute The Natural, Good Morning, Vietnam, Toys, and Bugsy.
In the 1997 film, Wag the Dog, which starred Robert De Niro, which won the Silver Bear – Special Jury Prize at the 48th Berlin International Film Festival.
He collaborated with Tom Fontana, formed a production company, The Levinson/Fontana Company. They served as executive producers for several TV series, such as Homicide: Life on the Street, and Oz.
In 2003, Levinson published his first novel, Sixty-Six. In 2004, he received the Distinguished Screenwriter Award from Austin Film Festival.
Barry Levinson was born on April 6, 1942 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He is married to Diana Rhodes and has two children.