Winston Groom (1943–2020)

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This is condensed from Wikipedia. Winston Groom was raised in Mobile, Alabama where he attended University Military School (now UMS-Wright Preparatory School). His earliest ambition was to become a lawyer but instead, chose to become a author. Groom attended the University of Alabama, was a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity and the Army ROTC, ... See full bio »

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Forrest Gump Writer
My Dog Skip Mr. Goodloe


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 2011 Lee & Grant (TV Movie documentary)
 1994 Forrest Gump (novel)
 1986 As Summers Die (TV Movie) (novel)
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 2000 My Dog Skip
Mr. Goodloe
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 2021 The Movies That Made Us (TV Series documentary) (in memory of - 1 episode)
- Forrest Gump (2021) ... (in memory of)
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 2013 A for Alabama (Documentary) (completed)
 2018 Celebrity Page (TV Series)
- Episode #4.53 (2018) ... Self
 2015 Fox and Friends (TV Series)
Self - Author, The Generals
- Episode dated 9 December 2015 (2015) ... Self - Author, The Generals
 2011 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Self - Writer
- Robert E. Lee (2011) ... Self - Writer
 2009 The Art of Screenplay Adaptation (Video documentary short)
 2006 Pritzker Military Library Presents (TV Series documentary)
- Winston Groom (2006) ... Self
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 2021 The Movies That Made Us (TV Series documentary)
Self - Writer
- Forrest Gump (2021) ... Self - Writer
 2020 CBS News Sunday Morning (TV Series)
- 12-27-2020 (2020) ... Self

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Novel: "Only: A Novel". New York: Putnam Publishing Group. ISBN-10: 0399129057; ISBN-13: 9780399129056 See more »

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6' 6" (1.98 m)


Anne Clinton  (divorced)  (1 child) | See more »

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Father of daughter Carolina Groom. See more »

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