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Gary Winick

Born: 1961-03-31 - Died: 2011-02-27
Cause of Death:
Brain Cancer


Death Summary: Winick died of brain cancer, shortly before his 50th birthday.

Who was Gary Winick : Gary Winick was an American film director, who was renowned for being an avid support of indie films. He started an independent film company in 1999, called InDigEnt. Upon transitioning to Hollywood, he directed the romantic-comedy films 13 Going on 30 and Bride Wars.

Winick received a B.A. degree from Tufts University, and a MFA degress from the University of Texas and the American Film Institute. His directorial debut took place in 1989, for the movie 'Curfew'.

Throughout the 90's, he directed some indie films, while also teaching at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. In 1999, he started his own production company, Independent Digital Entertainment (InDigEnt). After creating the company, his filmography would have him listed as producer more so than as a director. His most famous directorial role, was for the indie film 'Tadpole'.

In 2004, he received his Hollywood directorial debut when taking on the project '13 Going on 30'. After the film, he would continue his producing work while also taking on more Hollywood directing jobs. His most notable works include the Charlotte's Web remake, Bride Wars, and Letters to Juliet.

Winick's battle with brain cancer had been going on for a long time, before succumbing to it.
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3 Signatures in Gary Winick's guestbook

  1. Dalton Says:

    Gary, you will be forever thought of in my heart. Just kidding go fuck yourself you fucking ass hole…!!! haha!

  2. Penny Alpert Says:

    I remember working with Gary, as script supervisor on his student film at the University of Texas. I will never forget the day his mom’s fur coat arrived from NY via mail to be used in the film! As a director, Gary was demanding, but also inspirational and lots of fun. Glad I had the opportunity to work with him. It didn’t hurt that he was handsome also! 🙂

  3. Nathan Says:

    Dalton yuh fuck dont talk about him like that he is dead yuh fucking cruel cunt maan yyou can go fuck your dad and go suck your mums big fat fucking cock asshole !! fuck you dalton RIP Gary you will forever be missed by your peers and family members may you make your way to heaven God bless you Amen !! RIP ….


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