Darrell Pugh is the father of American actor, voice actor, and singer Zachary Levi Pugh. Darrell’s son Zachary Levi has appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Thor: The Dark World and Thor: Ragnarok as Fandral. He is a guest member of Band from TV, a band made up of actors from various American television shows.
Darrell Pugh: Bio Summary
|77 years old as of 2023
|Date of birth
|4 July 1946
|father of Zachary Levi
|Alton Lester Pugh and Alice Maureen Repp
|Zachary Levi, Shekinah Pugh, Sarah Pugh
Darrell Pugh was born on the 4th of July, 1946, according to his son’s Instagram and Twitter posts. On 4 July 2023, he will be 77 years old. His parents are Alton Lester Pugh and Alice Maureen Repp, per source. He might have siblings but there is no information about them. He was born in Minnesota. He is also called papa D.
Details of Darrell Pugh’s childhood is unknown. His childhood experiences have not been disclosed online. Nothing is known about his educational background and qualifications. According to a post of his son on Instagram, he was a rockstar in 1967.
Darrell Pugh married Susy Pugh. They had three children together. The family moved across several states before returning to Ventura, California. Unfortunately, Susy died on 8 October 2015, in Santa Paula, Ventura County, California, USA, at age 65.
Darrell Pugh’s Children
Darrell Pugh is the father of three children, who are currently adults and living their own lives. His children are Zachary Levi, Shekinah Pugh, and Sarah Pugh. Shekinah Pugh and Sarah Pugh have both lived their lives away from publicity. They have maintained a low-profile life, so little is known about them.
Meanwhile, Darrell Pugh’s son Zachary Levi is in the spotlight. He chose a career in the entertainment world and has become successful. He is now an actor, voice actor, and singer. He started acting at an early age and has appeared in several top-rated films. He is a producer and director as well.
Zachary Levi was born on September 29, 1980, in Lake Charles, Louisiana, U.S. He is an American who has English, German, and Welsh ancestry. He was raised a Christian but is often considered to be Jewish due to his stage name. He uses his middle name as his stage name. At age 6, he was acting on stage.
Eventually, Zachary Levi got lead roles in regional productions such as Grease, The Outsiders, Oklahoma!, Oliver!, The Wizard of Oz, and Big River at the Ojai Art Center. He first appeared in the FX television movie Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie. He is known for the ABC sitcom Less than Perfect.
Zachary Levi has appeared in Big Momma’s House 2, Wieners, Shades of Ray, Remember Sunday, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, and Tangled. He starred as Chuck Bartowski in the series Chuck, and as the title character in Shazam! and its 2023 sequel, as a part of the DC Extended Universe.
Zachary Levi is the executive producer of Geeks Who Drink and Spiral. He is the director of Chuck. He has also worked as a voice actor and voiced Flynn Rider, a bandit who finds refuge in Rapunzel’s tower.
Where Is Zachary Levi’s Father Now?
Darrell Pugh is believed to be alive. He had a battle with cancer. According to a recent post of his son Zachary Levi on his verified Instagram handle, his father was about to go through surgery for his cancer. He revealed that he wants “him coming outta this feelin better than ever”.
Sharing an update on his father’s surgery, Zachary Levi mentioned that his father Darrell Pugh’s surgery was a success and the surgeons were able to remove 90% of cancer from his body. He also thanked everyone who sent his or her prayers and love to him and his father. He shared a photo of his father.
His caption was:
” HE LIVESSS!!! 🥳 The surgery went very well, and the surgeons were able to remove 90% of the cancer from his body! PuuuhRAISE!!! 🙌 Thank you all for your continued and humbling show of love, and light, and thoughts, and prayers, and just overall intentional, positive energy that you have sent his, and our, way. It has meant more than any of these words can really say. 🙏 The hope now is that between these new drugs targeting the remaining cancer in his body, and all the scrumptious, natural stuff we’re gonna be pumping him with, we can get him back to living his life, pimp walkin his way down the promenade in Ventura, puttin out the Papa-D vibezzz. 😎 We’ll keep y’all updated along the journey as we wind thru it. Sending you all the most insane amount of love and gratitude. 🤗”