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Date of Birth 23 February 1941New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameWilliam Reinhold Hjortsberg
Nickname Gatz

Mini Bio (1)

William Hjortsberg was born on February 23, 1941 in New York City, New York, USA as William Reinhold Hjortsberg. He is a writer, known for Angel Heart (1987), Legend (1985) and Thunder and Lightning (1977).

Trivia (4)

His freshman year roommate at Dartmouth was Stephen Geller, the screenwriter of Slaughterhouse-Five (1972) and The Valachi Papers (1972).
Stanford University, (Stegner Fellow) 1967-1968.
Yale School of Drama, 1962-1963 (no degree).
Dartmouth College, B.A. 1962.

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