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Harvey Levin

Biography

Former attorney who became the creator from the entertainment internet site TMZ. He transferred the bar test in 1975 and proved helpful as a lawyer until 1996. He proved helpful being a legal analyst over the People’s Courtroom in 1997. He spent a lot of his profession living in LA, where he done his present TMZ. He performed a reporter in the film Volcano, starring Tommy Lee Jones.

Quick Facts


Full Name Harvey Levin
Date Of Birth September 2, 1950
Place Of Birth Los Angeles, CA
Profession Entrepreneur
Education University of Chicago, University of California, Santa Barbara
Nationality American
Awards Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program
Nominations Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment News Program
Movies Volcano, Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!, Addicted to Fame
TV Shows Famous in 12, TMZ on TV, The People's Court, TMZ Live
Star Sign Virgo

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#Fact
1 Executive Producer of TMZ.
2 While covering the O.J. Simpson case for KCBS-TV in Los Angeles, Levin reported that prosecutor Marcia Clark had entered Simpson's residence before a search warrant had been executed. When Levin was proven wrong, he attempted to blame his mistake on a technician who "mis-timed" the video's clock during the editing process. He briefly represented discredited Simpson witness Mary Anne Gerchas. Levin has been an inactive member of the State Bar since 1 January 1996.
3 University of California at Santa Barbara (B.A.); University of Chicago Law School (JD).
4 Admitted to the State Bar of California (18 December 1975).


Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Famous in 12 2014 TV Series executive producer
TMZ Live 2011 TV Series executive producer
TMZ on TV 2007-2010 TV Series executive producer - 147 episodes
Beyond Twisted 2009 TV Series executive producer
Rock & A Hard Place 2008 TV Series executive producer - 17 episodes
The People's Court 2001-2007 TV Series co-executive producer - 4 episodes
Celebrity Justice 2003-2005 TV Series executive producer - 52 episodes

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rock & A Hard Place 2008 TV Series creator - 17 episodes

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Moral Court 2001 TV Series executive consultant - 1 episode
Superior Court 1986-1990 TV Series advisor - 12 episodes
The People's Court 2001-2007 TV Series consultant - 4 episodes

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! 2015 TV Movie Lester Williams
Family Guy 2010 TV Series Harvey Levin
The Sopranos 1999 TV Series Talk Show Host
Volcano 1997 Reporter
JAG 1997 TV Series

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hannity 2016 TV Series Himself - TMZ Host
TMZ on TV 2007-2016 TV Series Himself - Host / Himself / Host
The Wendy Williams Show 2016 TV Series Himself
The People's Court 2014-2015 TV Series Himself - Legal Reporter / Himself - the Legal Reporter
Media Buzz 2014 TV Series Himself - Founder, TMZ
Ask a Concierge 2014 TV Series Himself - Special Guest
Veronica Mars 2014 Himself
On the Record w/ Brit Hume 2013-2014 TV Series Himself - TMZ
The Talk 2013 TV Series Himself
Good Day L.A. 2013 TV Series Himself / Himself - TMZ Host
Anderson Live 2012 TV Series Himself
Fox Report 2012 TV Series Himself
Addicted to Fame 2012 Documentary TMZ Editor
Daybreak 2011 TV Series Himself
Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell 2011 TV Series Himself
Spike TV VGA Video Game Awards 2010 TV Special Himself
The Battle for Late Night 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2007 TV Series Himself
The O'Reilly Factor 2005-2007 TV Series Himself
Larry King Live 2007 TV Series Himself
20 Most Horrifying Hollywood Murders 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
Boston Legal 2006 TV Series Himself
Justice 2006 TV Series Himself
Showbiz Tonight 2006 TV Series Himself
American Tragedy 2000 TV Movie Himself
60 Minutes 2000 TV Series documentary Himself - Investigative Reporter (segment "LAPD Confidential")
The Toni Tennille Show 1980 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kardashian: The Man Who Saved OJ Simpson 2016 TV Movie Himself
Media Buzz 2015 TV Series Himself - Founder, TMZ
20/20 2012 TV Series documentary Himself - TMZ Founder (segment "The Stalker in All of Us")
Paris Hilton Inc.: The Selling of Celebrity 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Heckler 2007 Documentary Himself (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program The People's Court (1997) · Stu Billet (executive producer)
· David Scott (executive producer)
· Phil Vandervort (supervising producer)
· Michele Eppolito (senior producer)
· Liz Marley (producer)
· Theresa Milana (producer)
· Kathryn Posch (producer)
· Heather Andrews Harkins (segment producer)
· Katie Ferguson (segment producer)
· Monique Gallo (segment producer)
· Laura Malara Rud (segment producer)
· Lori Mooney (segment producer)
· Kristi Nizzo (segment producer)
· Marilyn Milian (host)
· Curt Chaplin (co-host)
· Douglas McIntosh (co-host)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Entertainment News Program TMZ on TV (2007) · Stuart Alpert (Executive Producer)
· Charles Latibeaudiere (Executive Producer)
· Evan Rosenblum (Executive Producer)
· Noah Belson (Producer)
· Jim Goldenberg (Producer)
· Dax Holt (Producer)
· Rick Mitchell (Producer)
· Chris Reed (Producer)
· Maribel Morales (Line Producer)
· Raquel Harper (News Producer)
· Van Lathan (News Producer)
· Shevonne Sullivan (Post Production Producer)
· Chad Weiser (Post Production Producer)
· Kelly Berning (Preditor)
· Eric Colley (Preditor)
· T.J. Webber (Preditor)
· Zak Wojtanowicz (Preditor)
· Gary Trock (Senior News Producer)
2014 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Entertainment News Program TMZ on TV (2007)
2014 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Entertainment News Program TMZ on TV (2007) · Charles Latibeaudiere (Executive Producer)
· Evan Rosenblum (Executive Producer)
· Stuart Alpert (Executive Producer)
· Chad Weiser (Post Production Producer)
· Shevonne Sullivan (Post Production Producer)
· Noah Belson (Producer)
· Jim Goldenberg (Producer)
· Rick Mitchell (Producer)
· Dax Holt (Producer)
· Kelly Berning (Preditor)
· Eric Colley (Preditor)
· Brian Mcdaniel (Preditor)
· T.J. Webber (Preditor)
· Zak Wojtanowicz (Preditor)
· Ryan Satin (Senior News Producer)
· Gary Trock (Senior News Producer)
· Diana Dasrath (News Producer)
· Raquel Harper (News Producer)
·
2011 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program The People's Court (1997) · Stu Billet (executive producer)
· David Scott (executive producer)
· Phil Vandervort (supervising producer)
· Jill Gould (supervising producer)
· Michele Eppolito (senior producer)
· Theresa Milana (producer)
· Michelle Meyd (producer)
· Liz Marley (producer)
· Marilyn Milian (host)
· Curt Chaplin (co-host)
· Douglas McIntosh (co-host)
2010 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program The People's Court (1997) · David Scott (executive producer)
· Jill Gould (supervising producer)
· Phil Vandervort (coordinating producer)
· Liz Marley (producer)
· Theresa Milana (producer)
· Michele Eppolito (producer)
· Curt Chaplin (co-host)
· Douglas McIntosh (co-host)
· Stu Billet (executive producer)
· Marilyn Milian (host)
· Michelle Meyd (producer)
2009 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program The People's Court (1997) · Stu Billet (executive producer)
· David Scott (executive producer)
· Jill Gould (supervising producer)
· Phil Vandervort (coordinating producer)
· Liz Marley (producer)
· Theresa Milana (producer)
· Michelle Meyd (producer)
· Michele Eppolito (producer)
· Marilyn Milian (host)
· Curt Chaplin (co-host)
· Douglas McIntosh (co-host)
2008 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program The People's Court (1997) · Stu Billet (executive producer)
· David Scott (executive producer)
· Jill Gould (supervising producer)
· Phil Vandervort (coordinating producer)
· Liz Marley (producer)
· Michelle Meyd (producer)
· Theresa Milana (producer)
· Marilyn Milian (host)
· Curt Chaplin (co-host)
· Douglas McIntosh (co-host)


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1 Often carries a coffee mug on camera

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