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Gene Levitt

Born: May 28, 1920

Death: Nov 15, 1999

Birthplace: New York City

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

Gene Levitt

Date of Birth : May 28, 1920
Date of Death : Nov 15, 1999
Birth Place : New York City

Eugene Levitt was an American television writer, producer and director. Levitt's parents were Charles and Teresa Levitt. He had an older sister, Betty Ruth. His mother died when Gene was about 12 years old. Levitt later attended the University of Wyoming. Following graduation he moved to Chicago where he worked as a newspaper reporter until enlisting in the United States Marine Corps. In the 1940s, Levitt wrote for radio programs, including The Adventures of Philip Marlowe. Levitt was a writer for many television series in the 1950s and 1960s, including Highway Patrol, Maverick, Adventures in Paradise and Combat!. He moved to directing in the 1970s, working on series such as Alias Smith and Jones and McCloud. His most significant achievement was the creation of the television series Fantasy Island.


  • Film Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Film director
  • Television producer
  • Television Director

Also known as

  • Eugene Levitt


  • Charles Levitt
  • Teresa Levitt


  • Felice Patricia Farrow
  • Diana Levitt
  • Irmgard Levitt


  • Douglas Levitt
  • Christopher Levitt
  • Felicia Rose Levitt
  • Jonathan Rose Levitt
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