Terence Winter

Creator, Executive Producer, Writer


Terence Winter is a four-time Emmy® Award-winning writer and former Executive Producer of 'The Sopranos.' In 2001, he won both the Writers Guild Award and the Edgar Award for his 'Sopranos' episode "Pine Barrens," directed by Steve Buscemi. In 2004, Winter won two Emmy®s, one as Executive Producer of 'The Sopranos' for Outstanding Drama Series, and one for Writing in a Drama Series for his episode "Long Term Parking." In 2006, he again took home the writing Emmy®, this time for his episode "Members Only." Later that year, he wrote and directed the episode "Walk Like a Man," which aired in the show's final season.

In 2007, Winter won his second Writers Guild Award as well as his fourth Emmy® when 'The Sopranos' was again voted Outstanding Drama Series. And in February 2008, he won his third Writers Guild Award for his episode "The Second Coming."

Before joining 'The Sopranos,' Mr. Winter worked as a writer and producer of an eclectic group of television series, including 'The Great Defender,' 'The Cosby Mysteries,' 'Xena: Warrior Princess,' 'Sister, Sister,' 'Soldier of Fortune,' 'Diresta' and 'Eddie Murphy's The PJs.'

A native of Brooklyn, New York, Mr. Winter received a B.A. from New York University in 1984 and a J.D. from St. John's University School of Law in 1988.