Barry Avrich

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1963 –

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Who is Barry Avrich?

Barry Michael Avrich is a Canadian film director, film producer, playwright, author, marketing executive and arts philanthropist. Avrich's film career has included critically acclaimed films about the entertainment business including The Last Mogul about film producer Lew Wasserman, Glitter Palace about the Motion Picture Country Home, and Guilty Pleasure about the Vanity Fair columnist and author Dominick Dunne. Avrich also produced the Gemini-nominated television special Caesar and Cleopatra with Christopher Plummer.

Besides films, Avrich has also authored three books and one play and supported many leading cultural institutions including The Toronto International Film Festival and the Stratford Festival of Canada. Avrich was also responsible for creating the world's first state of the art movie theatre inside Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto. children's hospital. Avrich won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2008.

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Born
May 9, 1963
Montreal
Also known as
  • Barry Michael Avrich
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Nationality
  • Canada
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Education
  • Ryerson University

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on July 23, 2013

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