An acclaimed playwright, Foote adapted his own works Baby The Rain Must Fall (1965), Tender Mercies (1983) and The Trip To Bountiful (1985) for the big screen. He won two Oscars, for Tender Mercies and for the screenplay he wrote based on Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird (1962).
- Read Horton Foote's Guardian Obituary
- Read Horton Foote's Independent Obituary
- Read Horton Foote's Times Obituary