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Shawn Levy is film critic of The Oregonian and the author of over five books, including The New York Times bestsellers Rat Pack Confidential and Paul Newman: A Life. He has served as an editor of American Film and Boxoffice magazines and written for such publications as Sight and Sound, Premiere, Movieline, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, The Independent and The Village Voice, among many others.

A native of New York City, Levy was educated at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California, Irvine, and makes his home in Portland, Oregon. Links to all of his writing can be found at

Shawn is the writer of The Rat Pack (R|A|P Two).

Shawn Levy