Truman Capote (1924–1984)

Writer | Actor | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Murder by Death (1976) | Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) | The Innocents (1961)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination More »
AKA 
Mr. Capote
BORN 
Sep 30, 1924 (died Aug 25, 1984)
HEIGHT 
5' 3" (1.60m)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (15 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for MiriamMiriam (Short) Writer (story), Writer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Love, MarilynLove, Marilyn Himself (archive footage), Writer (excerpts from memoirs)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for In the Bright Light of NoonIn the Bright Light of Noon (Short) Writer  Less 2010 €400
  • Primary photo for Children on Their BirthdaysChildren on Their Birthdays Writer (short story)  Less 2002 $10MM $55K / —
  • Primary photo for Other Voices, Other RoomsOther Voices, Other Rooms Writer (novel)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Grass HarpThe Grass Harp Writer (novella)  Less 1995 $8MM $493K / —
  • Primary photo for Hello StrangerHello Stranger Writer (story)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Annie HallAnnie Hall Truman Capote / Truman Capote Look-Alike (uncredited)  Less 1977 $4MM $39MM / —
  • Primary photo for Murder by DeathMurder by Death Lionel Twain  Less 1976 $33MM / $33MM
  • Primary photo for TrilogyTrilogy Narrated by (segment "A Christmas Memory") (voice) (as Mr. Capote), Writer (screenplay), Writer (stories "A Christmas Memory", "Miriam" and "Among the Paths to Eden")  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for In Cold BloodIn Cold Blood Writer (based on the book by)  Less 1967 $3.5MM
  • Primary photo for The InnocentsThe Innocents Writer (screenplay)  Less 1961 £430K
  • Primary photo for Breakfast at Tiffany'sBreakfast at Tiffany's Writer (based on the novel by)  Less 1961 $2.5MM $8MM / $14MM
  • Primary photo for Indiscretion of an American WifeIndiscretion of an American Wife Writer (dialogue)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Beat the DevilBeat the Devil Writer (screenplay)  Less 1953 $1MM
Past Television (24 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for A Christmas MemoryA Christmas Memory (TV Movie) Writer (story)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for In Cold BloodIn Cold Blood (TV Mini-series) Writer (book) (2 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996 2
  • Primary photo for One ChristmasOne Christmas (TV Movie) Writer (short story "One Christmas")  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for American PlayhouseAmerican Playhouse (TV Series) Writer (writings) (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
    • Tru (Nov 23, 1992) Writer (writings)  Less
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Writer ("A Sleepin' Bee") (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Il fascino dell'insolitoIl fascino dell'insolito (TV Series) Writer (short story) (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
    • Miriam (Feb 9, 1980) Writer (short story)  Less
  • Primary photo for Camera ThreeCamera Three (TV Series) Writer (story) (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Barbra Streisand and Other Musical InstrumentsBarbra Streisand and Other Musical Instruments (TV Special) Writer ("I Never Has Seen Snow")  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Glass HouseThe Glass House (TV Movie) Writer (story)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Der kopflose FalkeDer kopflose Falke (TV Short) Writer (short story)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Peterson Plays Farnon... ...Plays PetersonPeterson Plays Farnon... ...Plays Peterson (TV Movie) Writer ("A Sleepin' Bee")  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Thanksgiving VisitorThe Thanksgiving Visitor (TV Movie) Narrator, Writer (adaptation), Writer (story)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for LauraLaura (TV Movie) Writer (screenplay)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Among the Paths to EdenAmong the Paths to Eden (TV Movie) Writer (story)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for ABC Stage 67ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) Narrated by (1 episode, 1966), Writer (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
    • A Christmas Memory (Dec 21, 1966) Narrated by (as Mr. Capote), Writer  Less
  • Primary photo for MiriamMiriam (TV Short) Writer (play)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Ruohojen harppuRuohojen harppu (TV Movie) Writer (play "The Grass Harp")  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Writer ("Two Ladies in de Shade of de Banana Tree") (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
    • Episode #14.27 (Apr 16, 1961) Writer ("Two Ladies in de Shade of de Banana Tree")  Less
  • Primary photo for Play of the WeekPlay of the Week (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for De grasharpDe grasharp (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Das Glück sucht seine KinderDas Glück sucht seine Kinder (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for ITV Play of the WeekITV Play of the Week (TV Series) Writer (play) (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for General Motors PresentsGeneral Motors Presents (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) Writer (play) (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
Self (21 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977–1980
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Cheap ShowThe Cheap Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Author (3 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1977
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself (20 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1976
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  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Orson WellesAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Orson Welles (TV Special) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for V.I.P.-SchaukelV.I.P.-Schaukel (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973–1974
  • Primary photo for The Sonny and Cher Comedy HourThe Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself / Various Characters (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973
    • Episode #4.4 (Oct 3, 1973) Himself / Various Characters  Less
  • Primary photo for Jack Paar ToniteJack Paar Tonite (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Cocksucker BluesCocksucker Blues Himself  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969–1972
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  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969–1971
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  • Primary photo for Beaton by BaileyBeaton by Bailey (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Laugh-InLaugh-In (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Firing LineFiring Line (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for With Love from TrumanWith Love from Truman (Short) Himself  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for TempoTempo (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Open EndOpen End (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959
Archive Footage (15 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Cold Blooded: The Clutter Family MurdersCold Blooded: The Clutter Family Murders (TV Mini-series) Himself (3 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Truman Capote: Enfant Terrible Der Amerikanischen LiteraturTruman Capote: Enfant Terrible Der Amerikanischen Literatur (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Joy of DiscoThe Joy of Disco (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to TravelDiana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Himself (archive footage)  Less 2011 $1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Public SpeakingPublic Speaking Self (archive footage)  Less 2010 $62K / —
  • Primary photo for De par en parDe par en par (TV Series) Lionel Twain (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
    • Episode #2.4 (Feb 27, 2008) Lionel Twain (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Truman Capote: Answered PrayersTruman Capote: Answered Prayers (Video) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2006 $10K
  • Primary photo for Cavett Remembers the Comic LegendsCavett Remembers the Comic Legends (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for E! Mysteries & ScandalsE! Mysteries & Scandals (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
    • Truman Capote (Sep 27, 1999) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Scandalous Me: The Jacqueline Susann StoryScandalous Me: The Jacqueline Susann Story (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Un siècle d'écrivainsUn siècle d'écrivains (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
    • Truman Capote (Mar 11, 1998) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Last DanceLast Dance (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
    • Episode #30.120 (May 22, 1992) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971

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