Elmore Leonard facts for kids
His best-known works are Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Hombre, Mr. Majestyk, and Rum Punch. He was also writing for the TV series Justified.
Leonard was married to Beverly Cline from 1949 until they divorced in 1977. Then he was married to Joan Shepard from 1979 until her death in 1993. Then he was married to Christine Kent from 1993 until his death in 2013. He had five children with Cline.
On August 20, 2013, Leonard died at his home in Bloomfield Hills (a Detroit suburb) of complications from the stroke. He was 87 years old.
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