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Cole Younger
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Kim Darby
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Charles Portis

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Charles Portis

American author best known for his novels Norwood and the 1968 classic Western novel True Grit , both adapted as films add

Category: Literature

Born in 1933.

Countries: United States (89%), United Kingdom (11%)

Main connections: Cole Younger, John Wayne, Jesse James

Linked to: Emory University, The Atlantic, The Saturday Evening Post, The Wall Street Journal

 

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Charles Portis was born in 1933 add something

 

"'Charles McColl Portis"' is an American author best known for his novels "Norwood" and the 1968 classic Western novel "True Grit" , both adapted as films add something


1955

After receiving his discharge in 1955, he enrolled in the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville add something


1958

He graduated with a degree in journalism in 1958 add something


1964

After serving as the London bureau chief of the "New York Herald Tribune", he left journalism in 1964 add something


1968

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 add something


1970

"Norwood" was adapted as a movie in 1970, starring Glen Campbell as the title character, with Kim Darby and the football star Joe Namath add something


2010

A new film adaptation of "True Grit" was released in 2010 add something

 

A second film version, written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, debuted in December 2010 add something