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Elmore Leonard (1925–2013)


Elmore Leonard was born on October 11, 1925 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Elmore John Leonard Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for Out of Sight (1998), Justified (2010) and Get Shorty (1995). He was married to Christine Kent, Joan Shepard and Beverly Claire Cline. He died on August 20, 2013 in Bloomfield Township, Michigan, USA. See full bio »

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Out of Sight Writer
(1998)
Justified Writer
(2010-2015)
Get Shorty Writer
(1995)
Jackie Brown Writer
(1997)

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 2017 Get Shorty (TV Series) (based in part on the novel by - 10 episodes)
- Blue Pages (2017) ... (based in part on the novel by)
- Turnaround (2017) ... (based in part on the novel by)
- Shot on Location (2017) ... (based in part on the novel by)
- Grace Under Pressure (2017) ... (based in part on the novel by)
- Epinephrine (2017) ... (based in part on the novel by)
  Justified (TV Series) (based on the short story "Fire in the Hole" by - 36 episodes, 2010 - 2015) (based on the short story 'Fire in the Hole' by - 24 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (short story "Fire in the Hole" - 14 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (story - 4 episodes, 2011 - 2013) (based on the short story "Fire in the Hole" - 4 episodes, 2011)
- The Promise (2015) ... (based on the short story "Fire in the Hole" by)
- Collateral (2015) ... (based on the short story "Fire in the Hole" by)
- Fugitive Number One (2015) ... (based on the short story "Fire in the Hole" by)
- Trust (2015) ... (based on the short story "Fire in the Hole" by)
- Burned (2015) ... (based on the short story "Fire in the Hole" by)
 2013 The Arrangement (TV Movie) (story "When the Women Come Out to Dance")
 2013 Life of Crime (based on the book "The Switch" written by)
 2012 Freaky Deaky (novel)
 2009/I Sparks (Short) (based on a story by)
 2008 Killshot (novel)
 2008 The Tonto Woman (Short) (story)
 2007 3:10 to Yuma (short story)
 2005 Be Cool (novel)
  Karen Sisco (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode, 2004) (story - 1 episode, 2003)
- He Was a Friend of Mine (2004) ... (characters)
- Blown Away (2003) ... (story)
 2004 The Big Bounce (novel)
  Maximum Bob (TV Series) (based on a novel by - 6 episodes, 1998) (novel - 1 episode, 1998)
- Once Bitten... (1998) ... (based on a novel by)
- Dead Babe Walking (1998) ... (based on a novel by)
- Good Dog Karl (1998) ... (based on a novel by)
- A Little Tail (1998) ... (based on a novel by)
- Bay of Big's (1998) ... (based on a novel by)
 1998 Out of Sight (novel)
 1997 Jackie Brown (novel "Rum Punch")
 1997 Gold Coast (TV Movie) (novel)
 1997 Pronto (TV Movie) (book)
 1997 Touch (novel)
 1997 Last Stand at Saber River (TV Movie) (novel)
 1995 Get Shorty (novel)
 1992 Split Images (TV Movie) (novel)
 1990 Border Shootout (novel "The Law at Randado")
 1989 Desperado: Badlands Justice (TV Movie) (creator)
 1989 Cat Chaser (novel) / (screenplay)
 1989 Desperado: The Outlaw Wars (TV Movie) (creator)
 1988 Glitz (TV Movie) (novel)
 1988 Desperado: Avalanche at Devil's Ridge (TV Movie) (creator)
 1988 The Return of Desperado (TV Movie) (creator)
 1987 Desperado (TV Movie) (written by)
 1986 52 Pick-Up (novel) / (screenplay)
 1985 Stick (novel) / (screenplay)
 1984 The Ambassador (novel "52 Pick-Up")
 1980 High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane (TV Movie) (written by)
 1974 Mr. Majestyk (written by)
 1972 Joe Kidd (written by)
 1971 Valdez Is Coming (novel)
 1970 The Moonshine War (novel) / (screenplay)
 1969 The Big Bounce (novel)
 1967 Hombre (novel)
 1957 3:10 to Yuma (story)
 1957 The Tall T (based on a story by)
 1956 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Moment of Vengeance (1956) ... (story)
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Other Works:

Novel: A Coyote's in the House See more »

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8 Interviews | 12 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

If work was a good thing, the rich would have it all and not let you do it. See more »

Trivia:

Secretly wrote his earliest novels while working at an advertising agency. He kept paper in a desk drawer and wrote with his arm stuck in the drawer. When somebody came by his desk, he closed the drawer. He took his writings home every night and rewrote them. See more »

Trademark:

Spends the first half of a novel setting up various unrelated characters, then in the second half has them all interact, providing completely unpredictable consequences See more »

Nickname:

The Dickens of Detroit See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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