Elmore Leonard Rank
About Elmore Leonard
When Elmore John Leonard Jr. began his writing career in the 1950s, he specialised in the Western fiction genre and wrote tens of short stories in the process. He transitioned to crime fiction novels in the late 1960s. Many of his works were made into films and television series. Some of them are “Swag”, “Get Shorty” and “Rum Punch”.
He was born to Elmore John Leonard, Sr. and Flora Rive. He was married thrice. His second wife died in the marriage but his first and third marriages ended in divorce. He also had five children with his first wife, Beverly Cline.
He was the recipient of a 1984 Edgar Award, a 2010 Peabody Award and a 2012 National Book Award.
He died on 20 August 2013 from stroke complications aged 87.
Elmore Leonard Rank
Elmore Leonard's Popularity
Elmore Leonard was a famous American author and screenwriter, who was born on October 11, 1925. As a person born on this date, Elmore Leonard is listed in our database as the 46th most popular celebrity for the day (October 11) and the 31st most popular for the year (1925).
People born on October 11 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Elmore Leonard is the 1024th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Elmore Leonard's birthday, Elmore Leonard is the 6866th most famous American and ranks 40th in famous people born in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
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