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Entertainment 'One of our legends': Forrest Gump author Winston Groom dies

12:16  18 september  2020
12:16  18 september  2020 Source:   news.sky.com

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Winston Groom was an author best known for his novel ‘ Forrest Gump ’ which was adapted into a popular movie starring Tom Hanks. What they said about him. We are saddened to learn of the passing of one of our Legends , Winston Groom .

Winston Groom has died at the age of 77 in his Alabama home in Fairhope, the town' s mayor Karin Wilson posted on social media Friday. "While he will be remembered for creating ' Forrest Gump ,' Winston Groom was a talented journalist and noted author of American history.

Tributes have been paid to Forrest Gump author Winston Groom, who has died aged 77.

a person sitting on a park bench: Groom's novel was made into a 1994 film. Photo: Paramount Pictures © Getty Groom's novel was made into a 1994 film. Photo: Paramount Pictures

Groom's novel about a slow-witted but kind-hearted man from Alabama was adapted into a Hollywood film in 1994.

Steve Starkey holding a sign posing for the camera: Winston Groom, pictured in 1995. Pic: Alex Berliner/BEI/Shutterstock © Rex Features Winston Groom, pictured in 1995. Pic: Alex Berliner/BEI/Shutterstock

Tom Hanks won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Gump, and the film itself won six other Oscars - including best picture - after grossing more than $683m (£527m) at the global box office.

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Tributes have been paid to Forrest Gump author Winston Groom whose work was adapted into Oscar-winning film starring Tom Hanks. In its tribute, the university called him " one of our legends ". Following the success of Forrest Gump , Groom wrote a follow-up, 1995' s Gump and Co.

Winston Groom , author of the novel ' Forrest Gump ' that was turned into a beloved film, has died at age 77. “While he will be remembered for creating Forrest Gump , Winston Groom was a talented journalist & noted author of Our hearts & prayers are extended to his family,” Alabama Gov.

a man holding a glass of wine: Tom Hanks received an Oscar for his role in the film © Reuters Tom Hanks received an Oscar for his role in the film

It became a cultural sensation and in 2011 was selected for preservation in the US National Film Registry.

Groom's death was confirmed by Alabama governor Kay Ivey.

She said: "Saddened to learn that Alabama has lost one of our most gifted writers."

"While he will be remembered for creating Forrest Gump, Winston Groom was a talented journalist and noted author of American history.

"Our hearts & prayers are extended to his family."

Groom graduated from the University of Alabama in 1965 before a spell in the US army, which included a tour of duty in the Vietnam War.

In its tribute, the university called him "one of our legends".

Following the success of Forrest Gump, Groom wrote a follow-up, 1995's Gump and Co.

Groom, a former journalist, also wrote non-fiction on a range of subjects, including the American Civil War.

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