1980 photograph of Truman Capote by Jack Mitchell.

Truman Garcia Capote, whose birth name was Truman Streckfus Persons (September 30, 1924 - August 25, 1984) was an American actor and writer. His works include novels, novellas, short stories, plays, screenplays and works of non-fiction. His best known works are the 1958 novella Breakfast at Tiffany's and the 1966 nook In Cold Blood, an account of a quadruple murder in a the rural community of Holcomb, Kansas in 1959 and its aftermath that Capote classified as a "non-fiction novel".

Capote was childhood friends with Harper Lee, the author of To Kill a Mockingbird.

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