Birth Name: Barry Levinson
Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Born on April 6, 1942 in Baltimore, MD, Levinson was raised by his father, Irvin, a founding partner in Consumers Buying Association, a discount furniture and appliance company, and his mother, Vi. After graduating Forest Park High School, he attended the Community College of Baltimore before moving on to American University in Washington, D.C., where he studied broadcast journalism. While a student, Levinson worked at local television stations, doing everything from being floor manager to performing hand puppets on the morning children's programs. Once finished with school, he left the East Coast for the sunnier pastures of Los Angeles, where he began taking acting classes on the advice of ...
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