Larry McMurtry

Writer · Executive Producer · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 69
Larry Jeff McMurtry is an American novelist, essayist, bookseller, and screenwriter whose work is predominantly set in either the Old West or in contemporary Texas. His novels include Horseman, Pass By (1962), The Last Picture Show (1966), and Terms of Endearment (1975), which were adapted into films earning 26 Oscar nominations. read more

Larry Jeff McMurtry is an American novelist, essayist, bookseller, and screenwriter whose work is predominantly set in either the Old West or in contemporary Texas. His novels include Horseman, Pass By (1962), The Last Picture Show (1966), and Terms of Endearment (1975), which were adapted into films earning 26 Oscar nominations. His 1985 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Lonesome Dove was adapted into a television miniseries that earned 18 Emmy Award nominations, with the other three novels in his Lonesome Dove series adapted into three more miniseries, earning eight more Emmy nominations. McMurtry and cowriter Diana Ossana adapted the screenplay for Brokeback Mountain (2005), which earned eight Academy Award nominations with three wins, including McMurtry and Ossana for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Birth Name

Larry Jeff McMurtry

Born

Wednesday, 03 June 1936

Died

Thursday, 25 March 2021

Actor Filmography

Actor Filmography

Producer Filmography

2006 Oscar Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Won
2006 Golden Globe Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Won
1988 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1972 Oscar Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Nominated
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