Terence Winter Biography
Terence Winter is an American prominent writer and film and television producer. He is the executive producer, writer, and creator of the HBO television series Broadwalk Empire. He wrote the screenplay to Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street in 2013, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. In 2016, he was the co-creator, writer and executive producer of HBO television drama series Vinyl which ran for one season.
Terence Winter Age
He was born Terence Patrick Winter on October 2, 1960, in New York City, New York. He is 58 years.
Terence Winter Wife
Winter is married to Rachel Winter.
Terence Winter Net worth
He has a net worth of $12 million.
Terence Winter Early
He was born in New York City and grew up in Marine Park, Brooklyn in a working-class family. He joined New York University in New York City. He later graduated with a bachelor’s degree and thereafter attended St. John’s University School of Law and became a member of the bars of New York State and Connecticut.
In New York City he practiced law for two years and later in 1991 he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a screenwriting career. He got a job in the Warner Bros Sitcom Writers Workshop, and later joined the writing staff of the Fox series The Great Defender, starring Michael Rispoli, later a Sopranos cast member.
Terence Winter Career
His Early work
Winter wrote for the series Xena: Warrior Princess, The Cosby Mysteries, Sister, Sister, Flipper, DiResta, Diagnosis: Murder, and The PJs.
The Sopranos 2000-2007
He co-wrote 25 episodes of The Sopranos. He directed “Walk Like a Man”. He won Writers Guild Award and the Edgar Award together with Tim Van Patten for his episode “Pine Barrens,” directed by Steve Buscemi in 2001.
He also won two Emmys, one as Executive Producer for The Sopranos for Outstanding drama series and one for Best Writing in Drama Series for the episode “Long Term Parking.” In 2006 he won another Emmy for his episode “Members Only” and also in the same year(2006) he wrote and directed an episode, “Walk Like a Man,” for the show’s final season.
When The Sopranos won the Outstanding Drama Series he won his second Writers Guild Award and his fourth Emmy. In 2008 he won his third Writers Guild Award and the Pen USA award for his episode “The Second Coming.” In 2005 and 2008 The Sopranos also won The Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television Drama.
Boardwalk Empire 2010-2014
He is the creator, showrunner, and head writer, with fifteen episodes, that include: “Boardwalk Empire”, “21”, “The Ivory Tower”, “Two Boats and a Lifeguard”, “To the Lost”, “Resolution”, “The Pony”, “Margate Sands”, “Acres of Diamonds”, “William Wilson”, “Farewell Daddy Blues”, “The Good Listener”, “Cuanto”, and “Eldorado”.
Together with the Boardwalk Empire, he won a Writers Guild of America Award for Best Writing in a New Series and he was nominated for Best Writing in a Dramatic Series 2011 – 2013.
Boardwalk Empire won the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series Drama and got nominated in 2012 and 2013. In 2010 and 2011 Boardwalk Empire was in The American Film Institute’s Top Ten List for TV. In 2011 Boardwalk Empire was nominated for BAFTA Best International Television. In 2012 Boardwalk Empire won The Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television Drama.Terence Winter
He was co-creator, writer, executive producer, and showrunner of Vinyl an HBO period musical drama series. In April 2016, due to ”creative differences,” he left his position as showrunner after just one season on the show and was replaced by executive producer Scott Z. Burns.
Terence Winter Films
In 2005 he wrote the screenplay for the film Get Rich or Die Tryin’ and its accompanying video game 50 Cent: Bulletproof. He wrote and produced the film Brooklyn Rules, directed by Michael Corrente in 2006.
He received his first Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Wolf of Wall Street in 2014.Terence Winter
|2005||Get Rich or Die Tryin’|
|2013||The Wolf of Wall Street|
|TBA||Son of Tony|
|2016||Vinyl||Co-creator and executive producer|
|2014||Boardwalk Empire||Creator and executive producer|
|2007||The Sopranos||Executive producer|
|1998||Soldier of Fortune||Creative consultant|
|2007||The Sopranos||6 Part II||“Walk Like a Man”||17||May 6, 2007|