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Larry McMurtry


Larry McMurtry was born on June 3, 1936 in Wichita Falls, Texas, USA as Larry Jeff McMurtry. He is a writer and producer, known for Brokeback Mountain (2005), The Last Picture Show (1971) and Streets of Laredo (1995). He has been married to Faye Kesey since April 29, 2011. He was previously married to Josephine Ballard. See full bio »

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(2005)
(1971)
(1995)
(1983)

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 2020 Good Joe Bell (screenplay) / (written by) (post-production)
  Comanche Moon (TV Mini-Series) (source material - 3 episodes, 2008) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 2008)
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... (source material) / (teleplay)
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... (source material) / (teleplay)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (source material) / (teleplay)
 2005 Brokeback Mountain (screenplay)
 2002 Johnson County War (TV Movie) (teleplay)
  Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (TV Series) (characters - 21 episodes, 1995 - 1996) (based upon the characters created by: from his novel 'Lonesome Dove' - 1 episode, 1995)
- Partners (1996) ... (characters)
- Angel (1996) ... (characters)
- Love and War (1996) ... (characters)
- Medicine (1996) ... (characters)
- When She Was Good (1996) ... (characters)
 1996 The Evening Star (novel)
  Dead Man's Walk (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes, 1996) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1996)
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... (novel) / (teleplay)
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... (novel) / (teleplay)
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... (novel) / (teleplay)
 1994-1995 Lonesome Dove: The Series (TV Series) (characters - 21 episodes)
- Traveller (1995) ... (characters)
- The List (1995) ... (characters)
- Snowbound (1995) ... (characters)
- Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show (1995) ... (characters)
- Ties That Bind (1995) ... (characters)
  Streets of Laredo (TV Mini-Series) (based on the novel by - 3 episodes, 1995) (teleplay by - 3 episodes, 1995)
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... (based on the novel by) / (teleplay by)
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... (based on the novel by) / (teleplay by)
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... (based on the novel by) / (teleplay by)
 1995 Buffalo Girls (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1992 Falling from Grace (written by)
 1992 Memphis (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1990 Texasville (novel)
 1990 Montana (TV Movie) (written by)
 1989 Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Return (1989) ... (novel)
- The Plains (1989) ... (novel)
- On the Trail (1989) ... (novel)
- Leaving (1989) ... (novel)
 1988 The Murder of Mary Phagan (TV Mini-Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... (story)
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... (story)
 1983 Terms of Endearment (based on the novel by)
 1974 Lovin' Molly (novel "Leaving Cheyenne")
 1971 The Last Picture Show (novel) / (screenplay)
 1963 Hud (from a novel by)
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Other Works:

Memoir/Essay: "Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen", Simon & Schuster, NY. See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 8 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »
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Personal Quote:

Movies have largely lost interest in character. It is not without significance that two of the most publicized characters in the cinema have been a shark and a mechanical ape. See more »

Trivia:

Several McMurtry imposters surfaced after the success of Lonesome Dove (1989), due to the fact that McMurtry is rather reclusive and likes to remain unknown. See more »

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