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Irwin Winkler

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Irwin Winkler (born May 25, 1931) is an American film producer and director. He is the producer or director of over 50 motion pictures, dating back to 1967's Double Trouble, starring Elvis Presley. The fourth film he produced, They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969), starring Jane Fonda, was nominated for nine Academy Awards. He won an Oscar for Best Picture for 1976's Rocky. As a producer, he has been nominated for Best Picture for three other films: Raging Bull, The Right Stuff, and Goodfellas.

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  • Born: May 25, 1931 (age 89)New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Nationality: American
  • Education: B.A. New York University
  • Occupation: DirectorProducer
  • Spouse(s): Margo Winklerm. 1959
  • Children: Charles WinklerDavid WinklerAdam Winkler
  • Parent(s): Sol WinklerAnna Winkler
  • Website: winklerfilms.com

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Variety, 2019-11-29 18:00:37
Irwin Winkler has been producing films for parts of six decades. His latest is “The Irishman,” which reunites him with frequent collaborators Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro (“Raging Bull,” “Goodfellas,” “New York, New York”) as well as Al Pacino (“Revolution”). Winkler was first mentioned in Variety on Dec. 24, ...

Producer Irwin Winkler on Scorsese, Stallone
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2019-09-15 15:44:35
As a producer, Irwin Winkler has shown "The Right Stuff," made a star of Sylvester Stallone with "Rocky," and had Martin Scorsese's back in the production of two undisputed classics: "Raging Bull" and "Goodfellas." Now, nearly 30 years after "Goodfellas," Winkler, Scorsese, and Robert De Niro are reuniting for "The ...

Irwin Winkler on a life in movies
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2019-09-15 14:16:29
The producer of such classics as "Rocky," "The Right Stuff," "Raging Bull" and "Goodfellas" has reunited with Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro for "The Irishman"

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