John Frank Levey is a four-time
Emmy Award-winning casting
director. He has cast such iconic
television shows as China Beach,
ER, The West Wing and Shameless,
as well as dozens of other television
series, miniseries, TV
movies, digital series, video
games and feature films. Levey is also a five-time winner of
the Casting Society of America’s Artios Award and the recipient
of its prestigious Hoyt Bowers Award, given for excellence
in casting and outstanding contributions to the casting profession.
Right for the Role is his first book.
After decades at Warner Bros., Levey became Vice President
of Casting for John Wells Productions before launching his
own casting company. Throughout his career, he has been a
proud collaborator with many great writers, actors, producers
and directors—he is most gratified for the friendships he’s
forged and the talent he has helped foster. Personally, Levey is
most proud of his children, Oliver Leo and Joanna Claire.