Wendy Finerman

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Wendy Finerman
Born (1960-08-02) August 2, 1960 (age 53)
California
Occupation producer
Years active 1988–present
Spouse(s) Mark Canton
David Peterson
Awards

Wendy Finerman (born 1960) is an American producer of nearly a dozen feature films. She was one of three producers who won the Academy Award for Best Picture for Forrest Gump in 1994 and a BAFTA Award for Fairy Tale in 1998. She has also produced such popular films as The Fan, Stepmom, Drumline, and The Devil Wears Prada. Finerman was formerly married to producer Mark Canton and now is married to David Peterson. The mother of four children, she is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and runs her own company, Wendy Finerman Productions.

Finerman's sister, Karen Finerman, is a hedgefund owner/trader in New York City and appears on CNBC's Fast Money. Her brother is real estate financier Mark Finerman of Greenwich, Connecticut.

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