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Winston Groom

79 Years
Full Name
Winston Groom
Mar 23, 1943

About Author Winston Groom Biography

An American novelist and non-fiction writer, Winston Francis Groom Jr. was professionally known as Winston Groom. He was best known for his 1986 novel "Forrest Gump", which was adapted into the popular 1994 film "Forrest Gump" directed by Robert Zemeckis. The film was considered a cultural phenomenon and won six Academy Awards. He was also well known for such nonfiction historical works as "Kearny's March: The Epic Creation of the American West", 1846-1847. Previously, he served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and later worked as a reporter for the "Washington Star". He published a sequel, "Gump and Co.", in 1995 as well as wrote numerous non-fiction works, on diverse subjects including the American Civil War and World War I. He has also written many novels such as Gone the Sun, Such a Pretty, Pretty Girl, and many others. But, sadly, he passed away on 17th September 2020 at the age of 77.

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