Thunder Levin is a feature film and television director and writer.
Best known for writing the screenplays to Sharknado 1 and 2, he has also written and directed three films: “Mutant Vampire Zombies From The ‘Hood!”, an independent horror/comedy starring C. Thomas Howell; and more recently “American Warships” a military action film starring Mario Van Peebles & Carl Weathers which premiered on the Syfy Channel in May 2012; and “AE Apocalypse Earth”, a science fiction film starring Adrian Paul & Richard Grieco.
Born and raised in New York City, Thunder received a Bachelor’s Degree in Film from NYU before moving to Los Angeles. He is a lifelong sailor and car enthusiast who’s recently taken up motorcycle riding and is at work on his first novel. Thunder is his real name. No one knows why.
Thunder has appeared on Good Morning America, CNN, MSNBC, Today and featured in Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, NY Daily News, Mashable and the LA Times.