Michael Stephen "Mike" Levey (May 28, 1948 - August 2, 2003) was an American infomercial host. He is best known for his Amazing Discoveries series of infomercials.
On Amazing Discoveries
, Levey was best known to viewers as the enthusiastic “Sweater Man”. The Amazing Discoveries
infomercials, which first aired in 1985, consisted of over 100 shows and aired in more than 60 countries in 12 languages. He also had guest appearances on Sliders
. The success of Amazing Discoveries
infomercials also led to a spin-off
infomercial series titled Ask Mike
He also started a Dial-A-Joke back in the 70's called The Mainline in Los Angeles.
On August 2
, Levey died of cancer
in Los Angeles