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William Shawn (Character)
from Capote (2005)

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Capote -- In 1959, Truman Capote, a popular writer for The New Yorker, learns about the horrific and senseless murder of a family of four in Kansas. Inspired by the story material, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to research for an article. As he digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood".
Capote -- Truman Capote (Hoffman), during his research for his book In Cold Blood, an account of the murder of a Kansas family, the writer develops a close relationship with Perry Smith, one of the killers.
Capote -- Truman Capote (Hoffman), during his research for his book In Cold Blood, an account of the murder of a Kansas family, the writer develops a close relationship with Perry Smith, one of the killers.

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William Shawn Born August 31, 1907 Chicago, IL. Died December 8... See more »

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  1. Hannah Arendt (2012) Played by Nicholas Woodeson

  2. Infamous (2006) Played by Frank G. Curcio
  3. Capote (2005) Played by Bob Balaban

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From Capote (2005)
William Shawn: This book will change how people write. See more »

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