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Wendy Finerman


Academy Award-winning manufacturer of Forrest Gump. She also created other acclaimed movies. She graduated in the Wharton College of Business on the University of Pa. She began her own creation firm, Wendy Fineman Images. Her sister Karen Fineman went a Wall Road hedge finance. She created the 2006 humor The Devil Wears Prada starring Emily Blunt.

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Full Name Wendy Finerman
Date Of Birth August 2, 1960
Place Of Birth California
Profession Film Producer
Education University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Spouse Mark Canton, David Peterson
Siblings Karen Finerman, Mark Finerman
Awards Academy Award for Best Picture, Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama, Producers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrical Motion Picture
Nominations BAFTA Award for Best Film
Movies One for the Money, P.S. I Love You, The Devil Wears Prada, Drumline, Sugar & Spice, Stepmom, FairyTale: A True Story, The Fan, Forrest Gump, Hot to Trot
Star Sign Leo

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1Sister of Karen Finerman and Mark Finerman.
2Ex-sister-in-law of Neil Canton.
3Went to the same High School as Angelina Jolie, Michael Klesic, Nicolas Cage, Corbin Bernsen, Lenny Kravitz, David Schwimmer, Jonathan Silverman and Richard Dreyfuss.
4Mother of four children.



The 10th Date2017TV Movie executive producer completed
Guilty PleasuresTV Movie producer announced
Drumline: A New Beat2014TV Movie executive producer
One for the Money2012producer
P.S. I Love You2007producer
The Devil Wears Prada2006producer
Surrender, Dorothy2006TV Movie executive producer
One for the Money2002TV Movie executive producer
Sugar & Spice2001producer
In a Class of His Own1999TV Movie executive producer
FairyTale: A True Story1997producer
The Fan1996producer
I Like It Like That1994executive producer
Forrest Gump1994producer
Hot to Trot1988producer



Life After Film School2006TV SeriesHerself
The 67th Annual Academy Awards1995TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Best Picture
Through the Eyes of Forrest Gump1994TV Movie documentaryHerself - Producer

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1998BAFTA Children's AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Children's FilmFairyTale: A True Story (1997)· Charles Sturridge
1995OscarAcademy Awards, USABest PictureForrest Gump (1994)· Steve Starkey
· Steve Tisch
1995PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion PicturesForrest Gump (1994)· Steve Tisch
· Steve Starkey
· Charles Newirth

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest FilmDrumline (2002)· Timothy M. Bourne
· Jody Gerson
1995BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest FilmForrest Gump (1994)· Steve Tisch
· Steve Starkey
· Robert Zemeckis
1994ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Motion PictureForrest Gump (1994)· Steve Starkey
· Steve Tisch

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