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Rex Pickett


Rex Pickett is the critically-acclaimed author of the novel Sideways, upon which the Oscar-winning Alexander Payne film of the same title was adapted. Not only did the film win over 350 awards from major critics and awards organizations and completely change the wine world, the film has continued to garner a worldwide cult following. Rex was born ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2009 Sideways (story and characters)
 2004 Sideways (novel)
 1988 From Hollywood to Deadwood (written by)
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Other Works:

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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I knew if I was going to write about failure and despair, I better lace it with humor. My first film was despair without humor and it ended up selling to German television, and that was it. They were the only ones who were into just despair. See more »

Trivia:

His novel Sideways was rejected by 15 publishers.

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