Director Winick Loses Cancer Battle

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February 28, 2011 | 2:25pm EST

Letters To Juliet and Bride Wars director Gary Winick has died after losing his battle with cancer. He was 49.
Winick was also the filmmaker behind 13 Going on 30, Charlotte’s Web and acclaimed indie movie Tadpole.

A spokesman for the director reveals many friends and colleagues felt he had beaten his cancer, stating, “It was a battle that we thought he had won.”

Winick died on Sunday.