Judith Wolinsky


Producer Judith Wolinsky died June 13 in Los Angeles after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was 56.

Wolinsky worked extensively with filmmaker Henry Jaglom. They first worked together on “Can She Bake a Cherry Pie?” in 1983, for which she was the post-production supervisor.

She then produced his next 11 films, “Always,” “Someone to Love,” “New Year’s Day,” “Eating,” “Venice/Venice,” “Lucky Ducks,” “Babyfever,” “Last Summer in the Hamptons” and co-produced “Déjà vu,” “Festival in Cannes” and “Going Shopping” together with Revere Entertainment’s John Goldstone.

She recently produced a short film, “The Sweet Spot,” directed by Victoria Foyt, for the AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women.

Wolinsky was raised in Los Angeles and graduated from the UCLA Theater Arts Program.

She is survived by her husband, Lanny Ziering, a management consultant; her mother; a sister; and a brother.

Donations to benefit the Pacifica Graduate Institute may be made to the Judith Wolinsky Memorial Fund, c/o Patricia Wheeler, City National Bank, 400 N. Roxbury Dr., Suite 500,Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

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