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Larry McMurtry


Larry McMurtry was born on June 3, 1936 in Wichita Falls, Texas, USA as Larry Jeff McMurtry. He is a writer and producer, known for Brokeback Mountain (2005), The Last Picture Show (1971) and Terms of Endearment (1983). He has been married to Faye Kesey since April 29, 2011. He was previously married to Josephine Ballard. See full bio »

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  Comanche Moon (TV Mini-Series) (source material - 3 episodes, 2008) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 2008)
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... (source material) / (teleplay)
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... (source material) / (teleplay)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (source material) / (teleplay)
 2005 Brokeback Mountain (screenplay)
 2002 Johnson County War (TV Movie) (teleplay)
  Streets of Laredo (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1999) (co-teleplay - 1 episode, 1999)
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... (novel) / (co-teleplay)
 1996 The Evening Star (novel)
  Dead Man's Walk (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes, 1996) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1996)
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... (novel) / (teleplay)
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... (novel) / (teleplay)
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... (novel) / (teleplay)
 1995-1996 Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (TV Series) (characters - 22 episodes)
- Partners (1996) ... (characters)
- Angel (1996) ... (characters)
- Love and War (1996) ... (characters)
- Medicine (1996) ... (characters)
- When She Was Good (1996) ... (characters)
 1995 Buffalo Girls (TV Movie) (novel)
 1994-1995 Lonesome Dove: The Series (TV Series) (characters - 21 episodes)
- Traveller (1995) ... (characters)
- The List (1995) ... (characters)
- Snowbound (1995) ... (characters)
- Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show (1995) ... (characters)
- Ties That Bind (1995) ... (characters)
 1992 Falling from Grace (written by)
 1992 Memphis (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1990 Texasville (novel)
 1990 Montana (TV Movie) (written by)
 1989 Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Return (1989) ... (novel)
- The Plains (1989) ... (novel)
- On the Trail (1989) ... (novel)
- Leaving (1989) ... (novel)
 1988 The Murder of Mary Phagan (TV Mini-Series) (story)
 1983 Terms of Endearment (based on the novel by)
 1974 Lovin' Molly (novel "Leaving Cheyenne")
 1971 The Last Picture Show (novel) / (screenplay)
 1963 Hud (from a novel by)
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Book: "Essays on Hollywood" See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 8 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »
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Movies have largely lost interest in character. It is not without significance that two of the most publicized characters in the cinema have been a shark and a mechanical ape. See more »

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Owns an antiquarian bookstore called Booked Up in his hometown of Archer City, Texas, consisting of four buildings full of books (upwards of 300,000 volumes of used and rare books in the four buildings combined). See more »

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