Golden Globe Nominee Jane Levy Is Thrilled to Have a Reason to Celebrate

Jane Levy is nominated for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy at the 2021 Golden Globes, and she dressed to the nines, even while stuck in Canada.

By Lauren Piester Mar 01, 2021 12:10 AMTags

This might not be the ideal time to get nominated for your first Golden Globe, but Jane Levy is making it work.

The Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist star has had to remain in Vancouver since August 2020, when filming resumed on her musical NBC show. That means she hasn't been home in six months and has to celebrate being nominated for Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy over the internet, with virtual dress fittings and dreams of having a beer with fellow nominee and "legend" Catherine O'Hara. But no matter what, she's feeling "extreme gratitude and excitement." 

"Any excuse to celebrate after this past year is really nice," she told Karamo during E!'s Live from the Red Carpet. "So I'm dressed up for the first time in a very long time and I'm just so honored to be nominated alongside brilliant actors and actresses." 

As E!'s fashion expert Zanna Roberts Rassi explained a little later in the show, Levy's stylist Tara Swennen sent Levy four dresses to try on for the Globes, along with a styling kit for Levy's boyfriend, Thomas McDonell, to use for any style emergencies. The kit included mole skins, wet wipes, safety pins, fashion tape and more.

Levy ended up in a midnight blue Oscar De la Renta gown, and no fashion emergencies have been reported just yet. 

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The former Suburgatory star has two episodes of Zoey's left to film before she can head home, but even with nearly two seasons under her belt, she's still "ever learning" when it comes to the show's elaborate musical numbers.


Thomas McDonell

"It's really such a fun thing as an actress to learn new forms of expression in song and dance," she said. "It's just so much fun. I don't know what it will be like to go on to another project where there isn't musicality in it because it's just such a joyful, expansive process that makes everybody happy when they make it and when they watch it. It's just a really special thing to be a part of a musical show." 

Levy is nominated tonight alongside O'Hara, Elle Fanning, Kaley Cuoco and Lily Collins

Hit play above to watch Levy fangirl over Karamo and more!

Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist returns to NBC on Sunday, March 28. 

(E! and NBC are both part of the NBCUniversal family.) 

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