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Elmore Leonard (1925–2013)

Writer | Producer | Miscellaneous Crew
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KNOWN FOR 
Out of Sight (1998) | Get Shorty (1995) | Justified (2010-2015)
AWARDS 
3 wins & 2 nominations More »
NICKNAMEs  
Dutch, The Dickens of Detroit
BORN 
Oct 11, 1925 (died Aug 20, 2013)

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Projects in Development (4 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (29 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Life of CrimeLife of Crime Executive Producer, Dedicatee, Writer (based on the book "The Switch" written by)  Less 2013 $12MM $262K / —
  • Primary photo for Justified: Sneak PeekJustified: Sneak Peek (Short) Executive Producer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Freaky DeakyFreaky Deaky Writer (novel)  Less 2012 $6MM
  • Primary photo for SparksSparks (Short) Writer (based on a story by)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for KillshotKillshot Executive Producer, Writer (novel)  Less 2008 $17K / —
  • Primary photo for The Tonto WomanThe Tonto Woman (Short) Thanks, Writer (story)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The 2007 Academy Award Nominated Short Films: Live ActionThe 2007 Academy Award Nominated Short Films: Live Action Writer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for 3:10 to Yuma3:10 to Yuma Writer (short story)  Less 2007 $55MM $54MM / $71MM
  • Primary photo for Be CoolBe Cool Executive Producer, Writer (novel)  Less 2005 $53MM $56MM / $95MM
  • Primary photo for The Big BounceThe Big Bounce Writer (novel)  Less 2004 $50MM $6.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Out of SightOut of Sight Writer (novel)  Less 1998 $48MM $38MM / $78MM
  • Primary photo for Inside 'Out of Sight'Inside 'Out of Sight' (Video) Himself, Special Thanks  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Jackie BrownJackie Brown Executive Producer, Writer (novel "Rum Punch")  Less 1997 $12MM $40MM / $75MM
  • Primary photo for TouchTouch Writer (novel)  Less 1997 $408K / —
  • Primary photo for Get ShortyGet Shorty Writer (novel)  Less 1995 $30MM $72MM / $115MM
  • Primary photo for Border ShootoutBorder Shootout Writer (novel "The Law at Randado")  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Cat ChaserCat Chaser Writer (novel), Writer (screenplay)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Rosary MurdersThe Rosary Murders Writer  Less 1987 $1.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for 52 Pick-Up52 Pick-Up Writer (novel), Writer (screenplay)  Less 1986 $5.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for StickStick Writer (novel), Writer (screenplay)  Less 1985 $22MM $8.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for The AmbassadorThe Ambassador Writer (novel "52 Pick-Up")  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Mr. MajestykMr. Majestyk Writer  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Joe KiddJoe Kidd Writer  Less 1972 $5.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for Valdez Is ComingValdez Is Coming Writer (novel)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Moonshine WarThe Moonshine War Writer (novel), Writer (screenplay)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Big BounceThe Big Bounce Writer (novel)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for HombreHombre Writer (novel)  Less 1967 $5.9MM $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for 3:10 to Yuma3:10 to Yuma Writer (story)  Less 1957 $1.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Tall TThe Tall T Writer (based on a story by)  Less 1957
Past Television (17 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Get ShortyGet Shorty (TV Series) Writer (based in part on the novel by) ( 10 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 10
    • Blue Pages (Oct 8, 2017) Writer (based in part on the novel by)  Less
    • Turnaround (Oct 1, 2017) Writer (based in part on the novel by)  Less
    • Shot on Location (Sep 24, 2017) Writer (based in part on the novel by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for JustifiedJustified (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 53 episodes, 2010–2014 ) , Writer (based on the short story "Fire in the Hole" by) ( 36 episodes, 2010–2015 ) , Writer (based on the short story 'Fire in the Hole' by) ( 24 episodes, 2012–2013 ) , Writer (short story "Fire in the Hole") ( 14 episodes, 2014–2015 ) , Writer (story) ( 4 episodes, 2011–2013 ) , Writer (based on the short story "Fire in the Hole") ( 4 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2010–2015 78
    • The Promise (Apr 14, 2015) Writer (based on the short story "Fire in the Hole" by)  Less
    • Collateral (Apr 7, 2015) Writer (based on the short story "Fire in the Hole" by)  Less
    • Fugitive Number One (Mar 31, 2015) Writer (based on the short story "Fire in the Hole" by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The ArrangementThe Arrangement (TV Movie) Writer (story "When the Women Come Out to Dance")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Karen SiscoKaren Sisco (TV Series) Writer (characters) ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Writer (story) ( 1 episode, 2003 ) , Production Consultant ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003–2004 3
  • Primary photo for Maximum BobMaximum Bob (TV Series) Writer (based on a novel by) ( 6 episodes, 1998 ) , Writer (novel) ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 7
    • Once Bitten... (Sep 15, 1998) Writer (based on a novel by)  Less
    • Dead Babe Walking (Sep 8, 1998) Writer (based on a novel by)  Less
    • Good Dog Karl (Sep 1, 1998) Writer (based on a novel by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Gold CoastGold Coast (TV Movie) Writer (novel)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for ProntoPronto (TV Movie) Writer (book)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Last Stand at Saber RiverLast Stand at Saber River (TV Movie) Writer (novel)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Split ImagesSplit Images (TV Movie) Writer (novel)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Desperado: Badlands JusticeDesperado: Badlands Justice (TV Movie) Writer (creator)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Desperado: The Outlaw WarsDesperado: The Outlaw Wars (TV Movie) Writer (creator)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for GlitzGlitz (TV Movie) Writer (novel)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Desperado: Avalanche at Devil's RidgeDesperado: Avalanche at Devil's Ridge (TV Movie) Writer (creator)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Return of DesperadoThe Return of Desperado (TV Movie) Writer (creator)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for DesperadoDesperado (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will KaneHigh Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Schlitz Playhouse of StarsSchlitz Playhouse of Stars (TV Series) Writer (story) ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
Self (13 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The 86th Annual Academy AwardsThe 86th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Writer (In Memoriam) (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Días de cineDías de cine (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013

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