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Birth Name: Stan Winston
Born: 04/07/1946
Birth Place: Richmond, Virginia, USA
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 06/15/2008

Born Apr. 7, 1946 in Richmond, VA, Winston was raised in a business-oriented household, thanks to his parents working in the garment industry. When he was a teenager, Winston wrote and directed 8mm movies, feeding his artistic drive. Meanwhile, his parents wanted him to be a doctor or a lawyer and were delighted when he entered the University of Virginia with intentions of becoming a dentist. But after two years, Winston failed to suppress his creative impulses any longer and became an art major. He graduated with his degree in drama and fine arts in 1968, then moved to Los Angeles with thoughts of becoming a movie star; an idea he later admitted, was a futile effort from the start. After s... Continue Bio >>



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