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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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Won 1 Oscar. Another 23 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Brokeback Mountain
(2005)
The Last Picture Show
(1971)
Terms of Endearment
(1983)
Hud
Hud Writer
(1963)

Filmography

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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)
 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)
  Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (TV Series) (characters - 21 episodes, 1995 - 1996) (based upon the characters created by: from his novel 'Lonesome Dove' - 1 episode, 1995)
- Partners (1996) ... (characters)
- Angel (1996) ... (characters)
- Love and War (1996) ... (characters)
- Medicine (1996) ... (characters)
- When She Was Good (1996) ... (characters)
  Streets of Laredo (TV Mini-Series) (based on the novel by - 3 episodes, 1995) (teleplay by - 3 episodes, 1995)
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... (based on the novel by) / (teleplay by)
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... (based on the novel by) / (teleplay by)
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... (based on the novel by) / (teleplay by)
 1995 Buffalo Girls (TV Mini-Series) (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 - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... (story)
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... (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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Show Show Self (6 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Buffalo Girls" (filmed as Buffalo Girls (1995)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 8 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

My typewriter is a Hermes 3000, surely one of the noblest instruments of European genius. And, ladies and gentlemen, can you believe it? It's kept me for 30 years out of the dry embrace of the computer. See more »

Trivia:

Several McMurtry imposters surfaced after the success of Lonesome Dove (1989), due to the fact that McMurtry is rather reclusive and likes to remain unknown. See more »

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