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Horton Foote

Born: 1916-03-14 - Died: 2009-03-04
Cause of Death:
Undisclosed Illness

Death Summary: Horton Foote died after a brief illness while adapting a play in Hartford Connecticut.

The specifics of the illness are unknown at this time.

Who was Horton Foote : Foote was an award winning playwright and screenwriter, who is probably best known for his screenplay for the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird which starred Gregory Peck.

Some of Footes other notable works include Baby the Rain Must Fall, The Trip to Bountiful, The Midnight Caller, Of Mice and Men, The Young Man from Atlanta, and Valentine’s Day to name a few.

Foote also lent his name as Jefferson Davis in Ken Burns’ documentary The Civil War, which aired on PBS in 1990.
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