[Movies] 3:10 To Yuma Writer Elmore Leonard Dead At 87
Posted by Joseph Lee on 08.20.2013
Iconic Hollywood writer passes away...
TMZ reports that Elmore Leonard (Get Shorty, 3:10 To Yuma, Justified) has passed away at the age of 87, three weeks after suffering a stroke. He died in his home in Detroit, where he's lived since 1934.
Leonard has written several novels and short stories which have been made into movies or TV shows, including Out of Sight, Be Cool, Hombre, Mr. Majestyk and 3:10 to Yuma.
Elmore's researcher revealed the news on Facebook, writing the following…
"The post I dreaded to write, and you dreaded to read. Elmore passed away at 7:15 this morning from complications from his stroke. He was at home surrounded by his loving family."
411 would like to give our condolences to his family, friends and fans.