Winston Groom

Winston Groom

Winston Groom was born in Washington D.C, USA on March 23rd, 1943 and passed away at the age of 77 on September 17th, 2020.

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Winston Groom Stats: The highest rated book by Winston Groom on Book Notification is Forrest Gump, the first novel in the Forrest Gump series. The second-highest rated book is The Allies, a Non-Fiction book.

The most read book by Winston Groom on Book Notification is Forrest Gump, the first novel in the Forrest Gump series. The second most read book is El Paso, a Standalone novel.

Below is a complete list of Winston Groom books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Forrest Gump Books in Publication Order

List of Forrest Gump Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

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List of Winston Groom Anthologies in Publication Order

Winston Groom: Biography

Winston Groom (Winston Francis Groom Jr.) was born on March 23rd, 1943. Winston passed away September 17th, 2020 at 77 years old. Winston Groom was born in Washington D.C, USA. Groom attended University of Alabama.

Winston Groom is probably best known for his Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 13 books available. The first was released in 1995 with the book Shrouds of Glory. The most recently released book was The Patriots which was released in 2020.

Winston Groom: TV/Movies Based on Books

Winston's novel Forrest Gump was adapted into a film of the same name and was directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Eric Roth. Stars such as Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson and Sally Field played in the film. Although the film is based on the novel by Winston Groom it differs substantially, certain parts of the novel were skipped as well as several aspects to Gump's life that do not occur in the novel were added, such as his needing leg braces as a child and his run across the United States. There are several interesting facts about the film such as, John Travolta was originally asked to play Forrest Gump but he passed on the opportunity, Tom's younger brother Jim Hanks is his acting double in the movie for the scenes when Forrest runs across the U.S, and Tom's daughter Elizabeth Hanks appears in the movie as the girl on the school bus who refuses to let young Forrest sit next to her. The film was released in the United States on July 6, 1994. Forrest Gump became the top-grossing film in America released that year and earned over US$678.2 million worldwide during its theatrical run, making it the second highest-grossing film of 1994, the first being the animated film . Forrest Gump won Best Picture, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Director, Best Visual Effects, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Film Editing at the 67th Academy Awards. The film was also nominated for six Saturn Awards and won two for Best Fantasy Film and Best Supporting Actor. In December 2011, Forrest Gump was selected for preservation in the Library of Congress' National Film Registry.
Since the release of Forrest Gump a sequel had been in the works, due to the success of the first book and film but was delayed after the September 11 attacks, the script for the sequel was submitted on September 10, 2001, a day before the attacks. In 2007, Paramount took another look at the project, but nothing came of it.
There was a Bollywood film released in August 2022 titled Laal Singh Chaddha, starring Aamir Khan in the title role, it is an official remake of Forrest Gump. The film was directed by Advait Chandan and produced by Aamir Khan Productions, Viacom18 Studios and Paramount Pictures.

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Winston Groom: F.A.Q

When was Winston Groom Born?

Winston Groom was born on March 23rd, 1943.

When did Winston Groom die?

Winston Groom died on September 17th, 2020 at 77 years old.

Where was Winston Groom Born?

Winston Groom was born in Washington D.C, USA.

What was the first book Winston Groom wrote?

The first novel written by Winston Groom was Better Times Than These, published in 1978.

What was the most recent book Winston Groom wrote?

His most recently released work was The Patriots on September 8th, 2020.

How many books has Winston Groom written?

Winston Groom has written 24 books. 2 books in the Forrest Gump Series, 2 books in the Forrest Gump Non-Fiction Books, 7 Standalone Novels, 13 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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