Jerry Levitan is a lawyer, writer, actor, filmmaker and musician living in Toronto. As a lawyer he has practiced in the fields of litigation including constitutional and administrative law having been counsel in a number of landmark and precedent setting cases. He produced the 2008 Academy Award nominated and Emmy winning film I Met The Walrus about the day he spent with John Lennon at age 14, winning praise and festival awards from around the world. In 2010, his I Met The Walrus was selected as one of the inaugural YouTube/Guggenheim biennial of international videos. He is the author of the Canadian best-selling book, also titled I Met The Walrus, published internationally by Harper Collins.
Jerry co-produced and co-directed the animation short, My Hometown, a Yoko Ono poem narrated by Yoko Ono, another internationally celebrated film, and more recently has co-produced the acclaimed animations accompanying the release of John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (The Ultimate Collection). As an actor, he has appeared in film and television including an appearance on The West Wing. Under the persona, Sir Jerry, (sir-jerry.com) he has been described as “one of Canada’s most innovative children’s performers” and has produced four children’s cd’s, Bees, Butterflies & Bugs, Sir Jerry’s World, Sir Jerry Time Machine and Sir Jerry Scared Silly.
Day by day the people of Ontario realize that Doug Ford needs to be a one term Premier. I am so proud to be the Liberal candidate for Davenport to be part of the team to elect a Liberal Government with Steven Del Duca as Premier. Jerry Levitan