STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 6,066 this week

Larry McMurtry (1936–2021)


Larry McMurtry was born on June 3, 1936 in Archer City, Texas, USA as Larry Jeff McMurtry. He was a writer and producer, known for Brokeback Mountain (2005), The Last Picture Show (1971) and Streets of Laredo (1995). He was married to Faye Kesey and Josephine Ballard. He died on March 25, 2021 in Archer City. See full bio »

The Best Movies and Shows to Watch in December

Check out the best new and upcoming movies and series coming in December.

See the full list

Best of 2021: Top 10 Stars of the Year

As the year comes to a close, we present the Top 10 Stars of 2021 on IMDb including Elizabeth Olsen, Florence Pugh, and more of Hollywood's brightest.

See the full list

Around The Web

 | 

Provided by Taboola

On Prime Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 people
created 08 Aug 2017
 
a list of 31 people
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 26 people
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 5738 people
created 02 Nov 2013
 
a list of 167 people
created 10 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDb page

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Larry McMurtry's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 24 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

(2005)
(1971)
(1995)
(1983)

Filmography

Jump to: Writer | Producer | Thanks | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (23 credits)
 2020 Joe Bell (screenplay by)
  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)
  Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (TV Mini 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)
 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)
 1994-1995 Lonesome Dove: The Series (TV Mini 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)
  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)
 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)
Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (6 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Somebody's Darling" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 9 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Faye Kesey  (his death) | See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Worked as a lecturer in English at Rice University from 1963 to 1969. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed