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Larry McMurtry

Writer

Born - 3 June 1936, Wichita Falls, Texas, USA
Died - 25 March 2021

Bespectacled, fair-haired, Oscar-winning writer of quizzical features and toothy smile. His stories were almost always set in either traditional or modern western settings. His screenplays included The Last Picture Show (1971), Montana (1990), Falling from Grace (1992), Johnson County War (2002), Brokeback Mountain (2005, which won him the Oscar in collaboration with long-term writing partner Diana Ossana) and Joe Bell (2020). Major films and TV mini-series based on his novels include Hud (1963), Lovin' Molly (1974), Terms of Endearment (1983), Lonesome Dove (1989), Texasville (1990), Buffalo Girls (1995), Streets of Laredo (1995), The Evening Star (1996), Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (2005) and Comanche Moon (2008). His second wife Faye survives him.