Aaron Latham (born October 3, 1943) is an American journalist who wrote the article that inspired the movie Urban Cowboy and co-wrote its script with director James Bridges. He also co-wrote the book for the short-lived 2003 Broadway musical version.
Latham is a regular contributor to such publications as Rolling Stone, Esquire, Talk, and The New York Times. He is married to CBS newswoman and 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl and has one daughter named Taylor. In 1967, he was engaged to the actress Sigourney Weaver.
- Aaron Latham. Contemporary Authors Online (Detroit: Gale). 2004.
- Official web site
- Production: Urban Cowboy Working in the Theatre Seminar video at American Theatre Wing.org, April 2003
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