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Ethnicity  Jewish
Role  Film producer
Name  Wendy Finerman
Years active  1988–present
Occupation  producer

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Born  August 2, 1960 (age 55) (1960-08-02) California
Spouse  Mark Canton (m. 1985–1999), David Peterson
Siblings  Karen Finerman, Mark Finerman
Education  University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Awards  Academy Award for Best Picture
Movies  Forrest Gump, The Devil Wears Prada, PS I Love You, Drumline, One for the Money
Similar People  Steve Starkey, Steve Tisch, Robert Zemeckis, Charles Newirth, Don Burgess

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Wendy Finerman is an American film producer of nearly a dozen feature films.



Finerman was born to a Jewish family. She was raised in Beverly Hills, California. Her sister, Karen Finerman, is a hedgefund owner/trader in New York City and appears on CNBC's Fast Money.

Finerman was one of three producers who won the Academy Award for Best Picture for Forrest Gump in 1994 and a BAFTA Award for Fairy Tale in 1998. She has also produced such popular films as The Fan, Stepmom, Drumline, and The Devil Wears Prada. Finerman was formerly married to producer Mark Canton and now is married to David Peterson. The mother of four children, she is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and runs her own company, Wendy Finerman Productions.


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