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William Hjortsberg (1941–2017)

William Hjortsberg was born on February 23, 1941 in New York City, New York, USA as William Reinhold Hjortsberg. He was a writer, known for Legend (1985), Angel Heart (1987) and Thunder and Lightning (1977). He was married to Janie Camp. He died on April 22, 2017 in Livingston, Montana, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Legend
Legend Writer
(1985)
Angel Heart
Angel Heart Writer
(1987)
Thunder and Lightning
(1977)
Angel Heart
Angel Heart Writer

Filmography

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 1987 Angel Heart (novel "Falling Angel")
 1985 Legend (written by)
 1980 The Georgia Peaches (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1977 Thunder and Lightning (written by)
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  Here Is Something Beautiful (Etc. (Documentary) (announced)
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 2011 Rich Hall's Continental Drifters (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Author: Angel Heart
 2002 Creating a Myth... the Memories of 'Legend' (Video documentary)
Himself (as William 'Gatz' Hjortsberg)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Toro! Toro! Toro!" See more »

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1 Interview | See more »

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Alternate Names:

William 'Gatz' Hjortsberg
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His freshman year roommate at Dartmouth was Stephen Geller, the screenwriter of Slaughterhouse-Five (1972) and The Valachi Papers (1972). See more »

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Gatz

Star Sign:

Pisces

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