1925 – 2013
Who was Elmore Leonard?
Elmore John Leonard, Jr. was an American novelist and screenwriter. His earliest novels, published in the 1950s, were Westerns, but Leonard went on to specialize in crime fiction and suspense thrillers, many of which have been adapted into motion pictures.
Among his best-known works are Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Hombre, Mr. Majestyk, and Rum Punch. Leonard's writings include short stories that became the films 3:10 to Yuma and The Tall T, as well as the current FX television series Justified.
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- Oct 11, 1925
- Also known as
- Elmore John Leonard Jr.
- E. Leonard
- United States of America
- University of Detroit Mercy
- University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy
- Lived in
- Aug 20, 2013
on July 23, 2013