Knowledge Identifier: +Charles_Portis
Born in 1933.
Countries: United States (89%), United Kingdom (11%)
Linked to: Emory University, The Atlantic, The Saturday Evening Post, The Wall Street Journal
After receiving his discharge in 1955, he enrolled in the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
After serving as the London bureau chief of the "New York Herald Tribune", he left journalism in 1964
Cole Younger - Cole Younger appears briefly towards the end of Charles Portis' 1968 novel "True Grit"
Jesse James - In Charles Portis's 1968 novel, "True Grit", the U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn describes fighting with Cole Younger and Frank James for the Confederacy during the Civil War. Long after his adventure with Mattie Ross, Cogburn ends his days in a traveling road show with the aged Cole Younger and Frank James
True Grit (1969 film) - The picture is the first adaptation of Charles Portis' 1968 novel "True Grit"
John Wayne won an Academy award and a Golden Globe for Best Actor for his performance as Rooster Cogburn in "True Grit", one of the top box office hits of 1969