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|Net Worth||3 billion USD|
Bernard Sherman, also known as “Bernie” or “Barry”, is a Canadian businessman and philanthropist. He is the chairman and CEO of Apotex, one of the largest generic pharmaceutical companies in the world. He has a net worth of US$4.77 billion as of March 2021.
Bernie was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on February 25, 1942. His parents, Jack and Sarah Sherman, were Jewish immigrants from Poland. He has two older sisters, Phyllis and Gloria. He attended Harbord Collegiate Institute and then the University of Toronto, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in 1963.
Bernie began his career working for his father’s pharmaceutical company, Empire Laboratories. In 1974, he founded Apotex with $6,000 in seed money. The company quickly grew and became one of the leading generic drug manufacturers in the world.
Apotex has been involved in a number of legal disputes, most notably with Pfizer over the patent for the popular anti-depressant drug Effexor. In 2006, Apotex was ordered to pay Pfizer $34 million in damages.
Bernie is a major philanthropist, donating millions of dollars to various causes. He has also been active in Jewish causes, and is a major supporter of the state of Israel.
Bernie is married to Honey Sherman, and they have four children: Lauren, Jonathon, Alexandra, and Nicole.
|Net Worth||3 billion USD|
|Education||University of Toronto, Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
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|Street Level: Behind the Scenes Featurrette||2016||TV Series||Cyrus Gilby|
|Street Level||2015||Cyrus Gilbey|
|The Bridge||2014||TV Series||Newspaper Guy|
|Saint Francis||2014||TV Movie||Jerry|
|On the Road||2012||Dynamite Truck Driver|
|Futurestates||2012||TV Series||Simon Ender|
|Law & Order||1990-2008||TV Series||Bob Munsen / William Harriman Jr.|
|There Will Be Blood||2007||H.B. Ailman|
|CSI: NY||2004||TV Series||Richard Smockton|
|Kinsey||2004||IU Reporter #1|
|10-8: Officers on Duty||2003||TV Series||Fred Evans|
|Law & Order: Criminal Intent||2003||TV Series||Brent Anderson|
|The Guardian||2002||TV Series|
|Guide Season||2002||TV Movie||Terry Woodrow|
|A Woman's a Helluva Thing||2001||TV Movie||Johnny|
|The Specials||2000||Zip Boy|
|If... Dog... Rabbit||1999||Robber #1 (as Barry Sherman)|
|Dante's View||1998||Aysa (as Barry Sherman)|
|The Naked Truth||1998||TV Series||The Clerk|
|Cracker: Mind Over Murder||1998||TV Series||Jimmy Cliff|
|The Player||1997||TV Movie|
|Suicide Kings||1997||Window Washer (as Barry Sherman)|
|The Big Easy||1997||TV Series||Lester|
|Independence Day||1996||Street Preacher|
|Lord of Illusions||1995||Butterfield|
|Reality Bites||1994||Grant's Producer (as Barry Sherman)|
|Another Girl Another Planet||1992||Bill (as Barry Sherman)|
|Darrow||1991||TV Movie||Richard Loeb (as Barry Sherman)|
|Alien Nation||1989||TV Series||Executive|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia