Truman Capote Bio Details

Full name

Truman Garcia Capote

Also known as

Truman Streckfus Persons





Date of birth

30 Sep 1924

Birth place

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA

Date of death:

25 Aug 1984

Place of death

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Cause of death

Drug Overdose




Trinity School, New York, United States

Greenwich High School, Connecticut, United States

Truman Capote

Wrote the novel Breakfast At Tiffany's
Truman Capote

Relationship History

Jack Dunphy


relationship began about 1949
until 25 Aug 1984

Errol Flynn

Brief Liaison

brief liaison from 1943
until 1943

Truman Capote Family

Truman Capote's parents:

Truman Capote's father was Arch Persons Truman Capote's mother was Lillie Mae Capote

Truman Capote's former step-parents:

Truman Capote's former step-father was Joseph Capote

Truman Capote's former partners:

Truman Capote had a brief liaison with Errol Flynn Truman Capote had a relationship with Jack Dunphy

Truman Capote's grandparents:

Truman Capote's grandfather was James Arthur Faulk Truman Capote's grandmother was Edna Marie Faulk