American novelist and screenwriter Elmore Leonard passed away this morning at 7:15 a.m. from complications from a stroke. He was 87.
Among Leonard’s best-known works are “Get Shorty,” “Out of Sight,” “Hombre,” “Mr. Majestyk” and “Rum Punch,” which was filmed as Jackie Brown. Leonard’s short stories include ones that became the films 3:10 to Yuma and The Tall T, as well as the current TV series on FX, “Justified.”