L.A. Confidential (film)
(Movies & TV)
Andrew Prine
(Movies & TV)
Donald E. Westlake
James Cromwell
(Movies & TV)
Black Dahlia
(Movies & TV)
Ross Macdonald
Danny DeVito
(Movies & TV)

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James Ellroy

Knowledge Identifier: +James_Ellroy


James Ellroy

American crime fiction writer and essayist add

Category: Justice-Crime

Born in 1948.

Countries: United States (73%), (8%), New Zealand (4%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: L.A. Confidential (film), Andrew Prine, Donald E. Westlake

Linked to: Los Angeles Police Department, National Review, Playtone, HBO




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James Ellroy was born in 1948 add something


In 1958, Ellroy's mother was murdered add something


In 1981, Ellroy published his first novel, "Brown's Requiem", a detective story drawing on his experiences as a caddy add something


Black Dahlia - Directed by Brian De Palma, it was based on James Ellroy's 1987 novel "The Black Dahlia", a fictionalized account of Elizabeth short, the events in her life eventually leading to her death, and two obsessed cops who attempt to find her killer


Karyn Kupcinet - Crime writer James Ellroy visited the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office in the 1990s to research Kupcinet's death


L.A. Confidential (film) - "'L.A. Confidential"' is a 1997 neo-noir film based on James Ellroy's 1990 novel of the same title, the third book in his L.A. Quartet series


Andrew Prine - In the December 1998 issue of "GQ" magazine, however, crime writer James Ellroy claimed that Andrew Prine and his two friends had been questioned by the sheriff's department many times throughout the 1960s until as late as 1969


L.A. Confidential (film) - In addition to the features from the original DVD, included are four new featurettes, the 2003 pilot of the proposed TV series starring Kiefer Sutherland, and film commentary by critic/historian Andrew Sarris, James Ellroy, Russell_Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, Ruth Myers, David Strathairn, Kim Basinger, Brian Helgeland, Jeannine Oppewall, Dante Spinotti, and Danny DeVito


In 2006, after their divorce, Ellroy returned to Los Angeles add something


Ellroy co-wrote the original screenplay for the 2008 film "Street Kings" but refused to do any publicity for the finished film add something


In 2008, Daily Variety reported that HBO, along with Tom Hanks's production company, Playtone, was developing "American Tabloid" and "The Cold Six Thousand" for either a miniseries or ongoing series add something


In 2008, The Library of America selected the essay "My Mother's Killer" from "My Dark Places" for inclusion in its two-century retrospective of American True Crime add something


"L.A. Times", Apr. 6, 2008 add something


In a 2009 interview, Ellroy himself stated, "All movie adaptations of my books are dead add something


In an October 15, 2009, "Rolling Stone" interview, Ellroy said that in the 1960s and 1970s "I was never a peacemaker; I was a fuck-you right-winger add something


Desert Island Discs Interview, BBC Radio 4, 17 January 2010 He was engaged in minor crimes and was often homeless add something


Otto Penzler - In 2011, he founded, a publishing house devoted to electronic books featuring such authors as James Ellroy, Donald_E._Westlake, Ellery Queen, Joseph Wambaugh, Ross Macdonald, Charlotte MacLeod and many others


Oren Moverman - Moverman collaborated with Harrelson again in his 2011 second directorial film "Rampart", which was co-written with James Ellroy


The first book is called "Perfidia" and would be released late 2012 add something


The first book is called "Perfidia" and would be released late 2013 add something


The first book is called "Perfidia" and will be released late 2014 add something


"Perfidia" was released September 9, 2014 add something


Ellroy in collaboration with the Los Angeles Police Museum and the Glynn Martin, the museum's executive director, released "LAPD '53" on May 19, 2015 add something


The second book is titled "This Storm" and the manuscript is due in the fall of 2017 add something


In an October 13, 2017 interview with The New York Times Hanks stated he would be interested in playing the part of Lloyd Hopkins if a film or stage adaptation was put into production add something


The second book is titled "This Storm" which has a release date of September 2018 add something


Ellroy wrote about this investigation for "The Hollywood Reporter" in digital form on December 21, 2018, and it appeared in published form in the December 18th, 2018 issue of "The Hollywood Reporter" magazine add something


The second book is titled "This Storm" which has a release date of May 14, 2019 add something


The release dates for these editions, as well as "This Storm: A Novel", is June 4, 2019 add something