Dan Levy is set to be honoured with the Human Rights Campaign’s HRC Visibility Award.
Levy will receive the award at the 2020 HRC Los Angeles Dinner on March 28, Entertainment Weekly reported.
The “Schitt’s Creek” co-creator and star said in a statement: “I have been a longtime admirer and supporter of the HRC. To be recognized by this organization means the world to me and I am incredibly touched by the honour.”
HRC president Alphonso David added, “Through his advocacy, his creative leadership, and his hilarious, authentic portrayal as David Rose on ‘Schitt’s Creek’, Dan Levy is moving LGBTQ visibility forward by inspiring us to embrace all of who we are.
“By creating and inhabiting the world of ‘Schitt’s Creek’ as a community where people are welcomed no matter who they are or whom they love, Levy is helping take all of us closer to that reality. We are incredibly excited to honour Dan Levy with the HRC Visibility Award at the 2020 Los Angeles dinner.”
The actor posted on Twitter regarding the announcement:
Levy’s “Schitt’s Creek” character David Rose was one of the first openly pansexual characters on television. The show is currently airing its sixth and final season.