Local Native Who Wrote “Grosse Pointe Blank” Dies After Screening Of Film


Deadline Detroit – The news site reports that Sterling Heights, Mich., native Thomas Anthony Jankiewicz, who wrote the screenplay for the popular movie “Grosse Pointe Blank,” died last week after a screening of the film at California State University, San Bernardino, the San Bernardino Sun reported. Jankiewicz, who lived in Upland, had been invited to a showing of the film to a class of about 75 last Wednesday and collapsed during a question and answer session. He was taken to the San Bernardino Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The article was published Feb. 1, 2013.

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