Elmore John Leonard Jr. Novelist And Screenwriter

Elmore John Leonard Jr. (October 11, 1925 – August 20, 2013) was an American novelist and screenwriter. He was born in New Orleans but lived almost all his life in Detroit. He came to be known as "Dutch" the or "Dickens of Detroit".
20 Aug. 2013
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#5. Elmore John Leonard's first script-turned-movie was the 1967 film "Hombre" starring Paul Newman.

#4. Elmore John Leonard most famous screenwriting may be for "Get Shorty" in 1995, filmed with Gene Hackman and John Travolta.

#3. Elmore Leonard wrote "Out of Sight", filmed in 1998. Here's the clip "First Time Being Robbed?"

#2. Twenty-six of Elmore John Leonard's novels and short stories have been adapted for the screen including 'Rum Punch' filmed as 'Jackie Brown'.

#1. Before he died Elmore John Leonard wrote for the FX series "Justified".



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Elmore John Leonard Jr. Novelist And Screenwriter

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