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.
- Early life and education
Winkler was born to a Jewish family in New York City, to Sol...
- Early career
Winkler's first job after graduating university was at the...
- Career as film producer and director
Forming the production company Winkler-Chartoff Productions,...
- Early life and education
Irwin Winkler (born May 25, 1931) is an American movie producer and director. He is the producer or director of 50 movies, dating back to 1967's Double Trouble, starring Elvis Presley. The fourth movie he produced, They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969), starring Jane Fonda, was nominated for nine Academy Awards.
- Early Life and Education
Winkler was born to a Jewish familyin New York City, to Sol and Anna Winkler. He received a BA from New York University in 1955, after serving in the U.S. Army.
Winkler began producing films in partnership with Robert Chartoff, in the late 1960s. Their first effort (along with Judd Bernard), was John Boorman's thriller Point Blank (1967), largely ignored in its day but now regarded as a top film of the time. Adding Sydney Pollack to their production team for one project, they garnered critical acclaim for They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969). Their next film, The Strawberry Statement (1970), won the Jury Prize at Cannes. Chartoff and Winkler achieved their greatest success yet with Rocky (1976), which earned the Academy Award as Best Picture. Subsequently, the producing duo picked up Best Picture Oscar nominations for Raging Bull (1980) and The Right Stuff (1983), their last project together before Winkler launched his solo career with the Revolution(1985). Winkler produced such noteworthy features as Bertrand Tavernier's Round Midnight (1986) and back-to-back Costa-Gavras films, Betrayed (1988) and Music Box (1989), before receiving anoth...
1. Guilty by Suspicion(1991) 2. Night and the City(1992) 3. The Net(1995) 4. At First Sight(1999) 5. Life as a House(2001) 6. De-Lovely(2004) 7. Home of the Brave(2006)
For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Irwin Winkler has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard. He was also the recipient of the 2017 Producers Guild of America's David O. Selznick Achievement Award for his work in motion pictures.
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- Director Producer
Irwin Winkler is een Amerikaanse filmproducer en regisseur. Hij regisseerde slechts 7 films, en viel vooral op als producer van films zoals onder meer Raging Bull, Goodfellas, Rocky en The Right Stuff. Hij won in 1977 een Academy Award, toen Rocky uitgeroepen werd tot Beste Film.
Oscar-voittaja Irwin Winkler on naimisissa näyttelijätär Margo Winklerin kanssa, jolla on ollut pieniä rooleja useissa Winklerin tuottamissa elokuvissa. Pariskunnalla on yksi yhteinen lapsi. Winkler on myös kolmen ohjaajan isä: hänen poikansa David Winkler on ohjannut muun muassa elokuvat Paluu Gracelandiin (1998) ja Devour (2005).
De-Lovely is a 2004 American musical biopic directed by Irwin Winkler and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The screenplay by Jay Cocks is based on the life and career of Cole Porter, from his first meeting with his wife, Linda Lee Thomas, until his death. It is the second biopic about the composer, following 1946's Night and Day.
A sequel named The Net 2.0, starring Nikki DeLoach as Hope Cassidy and directed by Charles Winkler, son of Irwin Winkler, was announced in February 2005. It was released direct-to-video in 2006, and was about a young systems analyst who arrives in Istanbul for her new job to find that her identity has been stolen.
Irwin Winkler's career as a producer, director and writer encompasses popular and influential movies that have impacted contemporary culture. With a passion for big, bold, meaningful stories, his films include an array of true screen classics, garnering among them 12 Academy Awards and 52 Oscar nominations.
Henry Franklin Winkler OBE is an American actor, comedian, director, and producer. He initially rose to fame for his role as Arthur "Fonzie" Fonzarelli, a greaser who became the breakout character of the sitcom Happy Days, for which he won two Golden Globe Awards and earned three Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. He later played Barry Zuckerkorn on the comedy series Arrested Development, Sy Mittleman on the dark comedy series Childrens Hospital, Dr. Saperstein
Henry Winkler is an American actor and comedian best known for "Happy Days," "Barry," and "Arrested Development". He was born in New York in 1945. Irwin Winkler is an American film producer and...