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Elmore Leonard

Novelist, Screenwriter
11 October 1925 to 19 August 2013

A novelist with a dedicated following, Leonard saw early westerns such as 3.10 To Yuma (1957), The Tall T (1957) and Hombre (1967) adapted for the big screen. Better known for his crime stories, the best movie versions include Get Shorty (1995), Jackie Brown (1997) and Out of Sight (1998).

- Read Elmore Leonard's Guardian obituary here