msn.com 18 Sep, 2020 01:00 am

Winston Groom, author of "Forrest Gump," has died

Winston Groom, the American novelist and author of "Forrest Gump," has died.

CNN p "Forrest Gump" author Winston Groom speaks to students at Jinks Middle School in Panama City, Florida.p Winston Groom, the American novelist and author of "Forrest Gump," has died."Forrest Gump" was his biggest seller." "While he will be remembered for creating Forrest Gump, Winston Groom was a talented journalist & noted author of American history.

In addition to his work with "Forrest Gump," Groom also wrote nonfiction works on various subjects, including on the American Civil War." Groom graduated from the University of Alabama in 1965 and then served four years in the US Army, including a tour in the Vietnam War.

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