Truman Capote

Truman Garcia Capote was an American novelist, screenwriter, playwright, and actor. Several of his short stories, novels, and plays have been praised as literary classics, including the novella Breakfast... Wikipedia

  • Born:  Truman Streckfus Persons, September 30, 1924, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
  • Age at death:  59 years
  • Died:  August 25, 1984, Los Angeles, California
  • Resting place:  Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
  • Other names:  Truman Garcia Capote
  • Education:  Greenwich High School, Dwight School
  • Occupation:  Novelist, playwright, screenwriter, actor
  • Years active:  1942–1984
  • Notable work:  Other Voices, Other Rooms (1948), Breakfast at Tiffany's (1958), In Cold Blood (1966)
  • Movement:  Southern Gothic, True crime
  • Partner(s):  Jack Dunphy (1948–1984, his death)
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