|Name Billie Letts|
|Movies Where the Heart Is|
|Died August 2, 2014, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States|
Spouse Dennis Letts (m. 1958–2008)
Children Tracy Letts, Shawn Letts, Dana Letts
Books Where the Heart Is, The Honk and Holler opening s, Shoot the moon, Made in the USA, Indian cafe
Similar People Dennis Letts, Tracy Letts, Matt Williams, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel
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Billie Dean Letts (née Gipson; May 30, 1938 – August 2, 2014) was an American novelist and educator. She was a professor at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
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She was married to professor-turned-actor Dennis Letts until his death in 2008. The couple had three children: Dana, Tracy Letts, a playwright, and Shawn (a jazz musician/composer).
Letts was born as Billie Dean Gipson in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the daughter of Virginia M. (Barnes), a secretary, and William C. Gipson. She married Dennis Letts, a professor and actor, in 1958. Dennis Letts served as his wife's editor for her own novels. He died of lung cancer in Tulsa on February 22, 2008, aged 73.
Billie Letts died in a Tulsa hospital from pneumonia on August 2, 2014, aged 76. She had recently been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia.