Andrew Levy

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Andrew Levy
Born (1966-08-11) August 11, 1966 (age 46)
Occupation Writer, television personality
Website
http://www.foxnews.com/redeye
 
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Andrew Levy
Born (1966-08-11) August 11, 1966 (age 46)
Occupation Writer, television personality
Website
http://www.foxnews.com/redeye

Andrew "Andy" Levy (born August 11, 1966) is a commentator and humorist, best known for appearing on the Fox News Channel late night show Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld, where he has served as the show's "ombudsman"[1] since its debut on February 5, 2007. He is known for his deadpan delivery and libertarian politics.

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Early years

Levy is an alumnus of Smithtown High School East, the same high school Soledad O'Brien attended.[2] He also graduated from Columbia University with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army (he served as a 31K Combat Signaler); his first permanent duty station was on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in Korea in the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, part of the 2nd Infantry Division. He also served in the 4th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment at Fort Bliss, Texas.

Hollywood career

He worked for three years as an associate producer at NBC News in Washington, DC, before relocating to Los Angeles. Levy worked in Hollywood for ten years, including stints as the publicist for the 69th Annual Academy Awards and an executive with the Directors Guild of America. While in Los Angeles he also played keyboards for singer/songwriter Dalton Grant and the self-described World’s Greatest Cover Band, Suite 69. He also blogged as the Cranky Insomniac, a blog that has been inactive since 2006.

Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld

On the show "Red Eye," Levy, referred to as "TV's Andy Levy" or "TV's Very Own Andy Levy," runs the "Halftime Report" and "Postgame Wrap-Up" segments. Since early 2009 he also appears on a brief "Pre-Game" segment at the beginning of the broadcast. Levy also occasionally delivers fake “Fox News Alerts," such as announcing that the newsroom soda machine was out of Mr. Pibb—and segments such as “Twitter News,” in which he reported on matters of "grave national concern," such as pop star Taylor Swift receiving free floss from her dentist. Levy's catch phrase is "I apologize for nothing."[3] Levy owns two cats, Pixel and Stormy, and his interest in cats is a source of recurring humor on the program.[4] On occasion, Levy hosts the show when Greg Gutfeld is absent or appears on the panel as his "brother", Victor Roberts.

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