Eugene Levy: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me (I Have a Pet Scorpion Named Stingy!)

Eugene Levy
Eugene Levy attends 92nd Street Y Presents "Schitt's Creek" at 92nd Street Y on March 14, 2016 in New York City.  Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images

Funnyman Eugene Levy, whose Pop TV show Schitt’s Creek airs at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays, shared 25 interesting things about himself with Us Weekly.

1. I truly admire what Donald Trump has done with his hair.

2. I am not of Nordic stock.

3. At 5-foot-10, I’m much taller than people think.

4. I have well over 7,000 close friends.

5. My pet scorpion is named Stingy.

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6. I could be a romantic acting lead in Turkey.

7. Since Best in Show, I like to wear two left shoes.

Eugene Levy and Catherine O''Hara
Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara star in Castle Rock Entertainment’s film, “Best In Show.” Wren Maloney/Online USA

8. I don’t think traveling is all it’s cracked up to be.

9. I recently experienced Beatlemania. Fun!

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10. I have never lost a game of poker. Never. Not even once. I mean it.

11. I was Us Weekly’s Sexiest Man of the Year.

12. I lied.

Eugene Levy; Martin Scorsese
Eugene Levy; Martin Scorsese. Getty Images

13. My eyebrows could take Martin Scorsese’s.

14. I have never been on a best-dressed list.

15. I could have had a pop music career.

16. I was a Peter, Paul and Mary fan.

17. I’m considered a man of science.

18. I had a summer job as a garbage man.

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19. I was originally cast as Forrest Gump. (OK, that was a lie.)

20. Playing the accordion did not make me a chick magnet.

21. I pass a kidney stone every 28 years.

Eugene Levy and Jason Biggs
Eugene Levy and Jason Biggs in waiting room in a scene from the film ‘American Pie 2’, 2001. Universal/Getty Images

22. I did not influence the wardrobe for Jim’s dad in the American Pie movies.

23. I hate raisins.

24. I consider New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and Dallas my second home.

25. I love turning my life into an open book.

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