Eugene Levy from "Schitt's Creek," "American Pie" and more Eugene Levy is hands down one of the funniest people in history. The Canadian-born actor and funnyman got his start in the world of improv when he joined Chicago's Second City. His first big break was on the Canadian sketch show SCTV, where he played a variety of roles. He later began collaborating with fellow improv mockumentarian Christopher Guest. Eugene joins Bullseye to talk about the very funny SCTV sketch that inspired Saturday Night Live's Norm McDonald and his work on all eight of the American Pie movies. You read that right. Eight! Plus, he'll talk to us about what it's like working with his son Dan on their hit show Schitt's Creek, now in its fifth season.
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Eugene Levy from "Schitt's Creek," "American Pie" and more

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Eugene Levy from "Schitt's Creek," "American Pie" and more

Eugene Levy from "Schitt's Creek," "American Pie" and more

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 16: Actor Eugene Levy attends WCRF's "An Unforgettable Evening" presented by Saks Fifth Avenue at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on February 16, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
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Eugene Levy is hands-down one of the funniest people in history.

The actor and funnyman has been a part of so many of our favorite moments from television and film. You know him from SCTV where he usually played the incredulous straight man who somehow still made you giggle with glee to some of the cast's sillier characters. The Canadian-born Levy got his start in the world of comedy when he joined The Second City. There, he perfected his craft in improvisation, opting to work within an ensemble than alone on stage as a stand-up.

His film credits include such classics as Splash, A Mighty Wind and Waiting for Guffman. He's collaborated numerous times with fellow improv mockumentarian Christopher Guest. Most notably in the hilarious comedy Best in Show. And who could forget his work in 1999's American Pie?

Johnny (Eugene Levy) and Moira (Catherine O'Hara) get some things to crow about in season 5 of Schitt's Creek. POPtv hide caption

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Johnny (Eugene Levy) and Moira (Catherine O'Hara) get some things to crow about in season 5 of Schitt's Creek.

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Levy joins us to talk about his amazing life in television and film. We'll hear about the very funny SCTV sketch that inspired Saturday Night Live's Norm McDonald and he'll talk about working on all eight of the American Pie movies. You read that right. Eight! Plus, he'll talk to us about what it's like working with his son Dan on their hit show Schitt's Creek, now in its fifth season.

He was recently nominated for an Emmy for lead comedy actor. This is his first Emmy nomination in 36 years! We're sure his son couldn't be prouder.

This interview originally aired in April of 2018.