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Truman Capote
Truman Capote, 1980
BornTruman Streckfus Persons
30 September 1924(1924-09-30)
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Dee'd25 August 1984(1984-08-25) (aged 59)
Los Angeles, Californie, U.S.
Restin placeWestwood Memorial Park
Los Angeles, Californie, U.S.
ThriftArtist, author, actor
Leeterar muivementSoothren Gothic
Notable warksIn Cold Blood, Breakfast at Tiffany's
PairtnerJack Dunphy


Truman Garcia Capote[1] (/ˈtrmən kəˈpt/;[2] born Truman Streckfus Persons, 30 September 1924 – 25 August 1984) wis an American novelist, screenwriter, playwricht, an actor, mony o whase short stories, novelles, plays, an nonfeection are recognised leeterar classics, includin the novella Breakfast at Tiffany's (1958) an the true crime novelle In Cold Blood (1966), which he labeled a "nonfeection novelle". At least 20 films an telly dramas hae been produced o Capote novels, stories, an plays.


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  1. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 18 Februar 2016. Retrieved 21 September 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. Clarke, Gerald (1988). Capote: A Biography. pp. 4–7.