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.
Larry Jeff McMurtry
Wednesday, 03 June 1936
Thursday, 25 March 2021
|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|