Prolific Writer Gore Vidal Dead At 86

Prolific Writer Gore Vidal Dead At 86

Gore Vidal, 86, died of complications from pneumonia in Los Angeles Tuesday evening, according to his nephew.

Vidal, an author and playwright, wrote β€œThe City and the Pillar,” one of the first novels about openly gay characters. His play, β€œThe Best Man,” was Tony-nominated.

Source: AP