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Sam Levy Net Worth

Sam Levy Net Worth is
$900,000

Sam Levy Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Sam Levy (1929–2012) was a Zimbabwean businessman and property developer best known for his construction of the Sam Levy's Village shopping mall in Borrowdale, a suburb of Harare, in 1990. A self-made millionaire, at the time of his death he was reputed to be one of the richest people in Zimbabwe.From a Jewish family, Levy was born in Que Que, Southern Rhodesia, on 9 October 1929, and educated at Prince Edward School in Salisbury (as Harare was called until 1982). He founded and chaired Macey's Stores Limited, a large supermarket group, in the 1960s. In September 1973 he purchased Duly's car showroom on Angwa Street, Salisbury, for US$1.5 million. He converted the site into a department store and later a shopping centre, the Ximex Mall, which he sold to the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) in the late 1990s. He successfully stood in the Salisbury council elections in 1975, and served as a councillor for Ward 8, comprising the city's southern district of Waterfalls, until 1979.According to a 2014 retrospective on his life published by the Herald newspaper, he "was never short of controversy". He reportedly built Sam Levy's Village without municipal permission and only regularised the complex when authorities threatened to demolish it. In 2000, 50 motorbikes marked "police" were discovered at Levy's farm near Harare, but he was fined only Z$200. The bikes' purpose and ultimate fate was never made clear to the public.Sam Levy's Village was designed in such a way that it has since been dubbed a "Little England". It includes buildings resembling English cottages and a clock tower similar to Big Ben, and originally issued its security guards with uniforms similar to those of British "bobbies". For many years it lacked public toilet facilities; lavatories were eventually installed, but as of 2014 shoppers have to pay to use them.Levy died from cancer at his home in the Harare suburb of Avondale on 5 June 2012. He was survived by his wife, four children and seven grandchildren, and buried at Warren Hills Jewish Cemetery in Harare. Later that year he was posthumously recognised by the UN's EMPRETEC programme as one of the most influential Zimbabwean entrepreneurs since 1980. His eldest son, Isaac, took over the family's business operations.
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ProfessionCinematographer, Camera Department, Actor

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lady Bird2017post-production
Crashing2017TV Series 2 episodes
Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You2016Documentary
Maggie's Plan2015
Adult Rappers2015Documentary director of photography
30 for 30 Shorts2015TV Series documentary short 1 episode
Mistress America2015
While We're Young2014
Frances Ha2012director of photography
Plume2010Short
The Romantics2010director of photography
Oasis: Dig Out Your Soul in the Streets2009Video documentary short director of photography
Green Porno2008-2009TV Series 7 episodes
The Phenomenology of Body2008Short
Wendy and Lucy2008director of photography
The Blue Hour2007
Mercy2007Short
The Caretakers2006Short
Sonic Youth: Do You Believe in Rapture?2006Short
Head Trauma2006
Perfect Partner2005
Der Kish2004Short
A Tale of Two2003Short
Diet2002Short

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Animals Distract Me2011additional cinematography
Air Guitar Nation2006Documentary camera operator
Pieces of April2003camera operator: "b" camera
Party Monster2003camera operator
American Experience2002TV Series documentary assistant camera - 1 episode
Gasline2001Short best boy
Velvet Goldmine1998assistant camera
Rollins Easter Sunday NYC1997Video documentary short second camera assistant
Welcome to Woop Woop1997camera production assistant: New York

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Project Venture2014ShortGuard

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Yards2000digital assistant: Harris Savides

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Adult Rappers2015Documentary special thanks
Quality Time2008/IIShort special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Ed Sullivan Show1956TV SeriesHimself

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2003EC AwardEmerging Cinematographer AwardsDiet (2002)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2014ALFS AwardLondon Critics Circle Film AwardsTechnical Achievement of the YearFrances Ha (2012)

Known for movies


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