Shawn Levy, born July 23, 1968, is a Canadian film director, producer, and actor. His directing credits include Big Fat Liar, Cheaper by the Dozen, the Night at the Museum series, and the Netflix series Stranger Things.
Levy was a producer on the 2016 sci-fi film Arrival, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture. Since 2016, Levy has been an executive producer on the Netflix original series Stranger Things where he directed two episodes in each of the show’s three seasons. In 2021, he produced Free Guy (2021) with Ryan Reynolds.