Capote, Truman

Truman Capote (30 Sep. 1924 - 25 Aug. 1984) was an American writer of novels, plays and non-fiction widely recognized literary classics, including Breakfast at Tiffany's (1958) and In Cold Blood (1965), which he labeled a "non-fiction novel." More than 20 films and TV dramas have been produced from Capote novels, stories and screenplays.