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Horton Foote

Born on March 14, 1916 in Wharton, TX
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Often citied as one of America's most beloved dramatists, Horton Foote has shown an unmatched ability to capture the very essence of small-town life, a talent that has become the life-blood of his career since its earliest days. Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1997 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Outstanding Writing in a Miniseries or a Special Old Man Won
1985 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Adapted Screenplay The Trip to Bountiful Nominated
1985 Independent Spirit Awards Best Screenplay The Trip to Bountiful Won
1983 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Screenplay Tender Mercies Won
1962 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Adapted Screenplay To Kill A Mockingbird Won


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