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Horton Foote

Horton Foote has written and adapted dozens of plays and screenplays, including "The Trip to Bountiful, The Young Man from Atlanta, Tender Mercies, " and "To Kill a Mockingbird." Foote has won Academy and Writers Guild awards, as well as the Pulitzer Prize. In 1996 he was elected to the Theatre Hall of Fame, and in 1998, to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He also received the Academy's Gold Medal for Drama for his life's work.