Gary Winick

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Gary Winick
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Winick at a Tadpole screening at the Seattle International Film Festival, 2002
Born (1961-03-31)March 31, 1961
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Died February 27, 2011(2011-02-27) (aged 49)
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Cause of death
Pneumonia
Occupation Film director, film editor, film producer
Years active 1986–2010

Gary Winick (March 31, 1961 – February 27, 2011)[1] was an American filmmaker whose movies as a director include Tadpole (2002) and 13 Going on 30 (2004), and who also produced such films as Pieces of April (2003) and November (2004) through his New York City-based independent film production company InDigEnt.

Biography[edit]

Born in Manhattan, New York City, Gary Winick attended Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School in that borough,[1] graduating in 1979.[citation needed] A 1984 graduate of Tufts University,[2] he went on to receive Master of Fine Arts degree from both the University of Texas at Austin and the AFI Conservatory.[3]

Winick directed the films Tadpole (2002), 13 Going on 30 (2004), and the live-action remake of Charlotte's Web (2006).[4] His final films were Bride Wars and Letters to Juliet.[5] He produced such films as Pieces of April (2003) and November (2004) through his New York City-based independent film production company InDigEnt, founded in 1999.[6]

Death[edit]

Winick died of pneumonia in a hospital in Manhattan[1] after a long battle with brain cancer on February 27, 2011 at age 49, a month before his 50th birthday.[7]

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