Truman Capote

Jerry Hall, Andy Warhol, Deborah Harry, Truman Capote & Paloma Picasso
1924 - 1984

Truman Capote  American Writer


Truman Capote passed away on 25th Aug 1984 aged 59. His last relationship was when Jack Dunphy started dating Truman Capote in 1948.


Truman Capote was in relationships with Jack Dunphy (1948), Newton Arvin (1939 - 1941), Christopher Isherwood and Donald Windham.

He is rumoured to have hooked up with Errol Flynn (1943) and Perry Smith (murderer).


Truman Capote is a 59 year old American Writer. Born Truman Streckfus Persons on 30th September, 1924 in New Orleans, LA,USA and educated at Trinity School, NY, he is famous for In Cold Blood. His zodiac sign is Libra.

Truman Capote is a member of the following lists: Journalists from Alabama, American male dramatists and playwrights and Writers of American Southern literature.


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Confirmed Relationships4
Longest Relationship36 yrs
Shortest Relationship2 yrs
Average Relationship Length9 yrs, 6 mths
Rumored Relationships2
First Name Truman
Middle Name Garcia
Last Name Capote
Full Name at Birth Truman Streckfus Persons
Age 59 (age at death) years
Birthday 30th September, 1924
Birthplace New Orleans, LA,USA
Died 25th August, 1984
Place of Death Los Angeles,CA,USA
Cause of Death Cirrhosis
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Gay
Religion Agnostic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Trinity School, NY, Greenwich High School, Dwight School, NY
Occupation Text Writer, Actor
Occupation Writer
Claim to Fame In Cold Blood
Father Archulus Persons, Joseph Capote(Stepfather)
Mother Lille Mae Persons(nee Faulk)
Friend Harper Lee (Childhood and Best Friend), Jennifer Jones, David O. Selznick, Tallulah Bankhead, Dorothy Parker, Tennessee Williams, Joanne Carson

Truman Garcia Capote(born Truman Streckfus Persons; September 30, 1924 – August 25, 1984), (/ˈtruːmən kəˈpoʊtiː/), was an American novelist, screenwriter, playwright, and actor, many of whose short stories, novels, plays, and nonfiction are recognized literary classics, including the novella Breakfast at Tiffany's (1958) and the true crime novel In Cold Blood (1966), which he labeled a "nonfiction novel". At least 20 films and television dramas have been produced of Capote novels, stories, and plays.

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Truman Capote59 LibraWriter
Jack Dunphy77 LeoWriter
Errol Flynn50 GeminiActor
Newton Arvin62 LeoWriter
Perry Smith (murderer)36 Scorpio
Donald Windham89 Cancer
Christopher Isherwood81 VirgoNovelist


Annie Hall1977Truman CapoteMovie
Murder by Death1976Lionel TwainMovie
Trilogy1969Narrated by (segment "A Christmas Memory") (voice, as Mr. Capote)Movie
The Thanksgiving Visitor1967NarratorTV Movie
ABC Stage 671966Narrated byTV Show