Elmore Leonard (1925–2013)

Writer | Producer | Miscellaneous Crew



  • Elmore Leonard and George N'Namdi
  • Elmore Leonard, Walton Goggins, and Timothy Olyphant
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Did You Know

Trivia

The writer's favorite film adaptation of his books is Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown (1997) (from "Rum Punch").


Quotes

[on the process of writing] There isn't any secret. You sit down and you start and that's it.


Trademark

Major characters in his novels tend to have a checkered past. Their criminal tendencies gives Leonard the option of having his central figures tap into negative or positive traits for surprising end twist.


Nickname

The Dickens of Detroit


Star Sign

Libra

Personal Details

Born

Elmore John Leonard Jr.

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Died

(age 87)
Bloomfield Township, Michigan, USA


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