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Truman Capote [3]


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Born:September 30, 1924
Died:August 25, 1984 (59)
Filmography Rating:6.47 / 10
IMDB Rating:6.99 / 10
Amazon Rating:4.22 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:74.56%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
Beat the Devil [1953](29) => Writer
Indiscretion of an American Wife [1953](29) => Writer
Breakfast at Tiffany's [1961](37) => Novel

Trivia that mentions this person:
Beat the Devil [1953]
  • Claud Cockburn (aka [?] James Helvick) wrote the screenplay based on his novel. Truman Capote was purportedly brought to complete the script late in the piece when Cockburn left or was fired.
    Breakfast at Tiffany's [1961]
  • Author Truman Capote envisioned Marilyn Monroe in the part of Holly Golightly. Monroe was originally cast as Golightly, but her drama coach, [?] Lee Strasberg, told her that playing a call-girl was not good for her image. The film went on to be a huge success, with Monroe's replacement Audrey Hepburn receiving Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for Best Actress.