Winnie Holzman

Winnie Holzman

Winnie Holzman is the writer (with acclaimed songwriter Stephen Schwartz) of the hit musical Wicked. She got her start writing for the TV drama thirtysomething, and went on to create the series My So-Called Life starring Claire Danes. She also executive produced (again with Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick) the series Once and Again and (with her daughter, Savannah Dooley) the ABC Family Series Huge. Film credits: ’Til There Was You. Other theatre: the musical Birds of Paradise and a ten-minute play called Post-its: Notes on a Marriage, written with her husband, actor Paul Dooley. They recently collaborated on their first full-length play, Assisted Living. Sometimes recognized as the chocolate-obsessed woman in the movie Jerry Maguire and as Larry David’s wife’s therapist on Curb Your Enthusiasm, Winnie is a graduate of Princeton University, holds an MFA from the NYU Musical Theatre Program and is a member of the Dramatists Guild. She is currently collaborating with Cameron Crowe on a new series for Showtime.

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