Horton Foote

Horton Foote bio

Birth Name: Horton Foote

Occupation: Playwright

Place Of Birth: Connecticut

Date Of Birth: March 14, 1916

Date Of Death: March 4, 2009

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Horton Foote was born on the 14th of March, 1916. He was best known for being a Playwright. An acclaimed 20th-century playwright and screenwriter, he is known for works that chronicle small-town life in Texas and the American South. His best-known works include the screenplay for the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird, as well as stage plays such as The Trip to Bountiful (1962) and The Traveling Lady (1954).

Horton Foote was born in Connecticut. He began his career as an actor at the Pasadena Playhouse in Southern California. In 1940, he published his first play, Wharton Dance. In his Oscar-winning screenplays and Pulitzer Prize-winning plays, he found drama in the way ordinary people struggle with rapid change.

Horton Foote was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Horton Foote is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Horton Foote’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Horton Foote’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Horton Foote was born in the Year of the Dragon.

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REAL NAME: Horton Foote
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Horton Foote was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Horton Foote was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Horton Foote had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Horton Foote’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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