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William Hjortsberg (1941–2017)

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

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Known For

Legend Writer
(1985)
Angel Heart Writer
(1987)
(1977)
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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 2011 Rich Hall's Continental Drifters (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Author: Angel Heart
 2002 Creating a Myth... the Memories of 'Legend' (Video documentary)
Self (as William 'Gatz' Hjortsberg)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Falling Angel" (filmed as Angel Heart (1987)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

William 'Gatz' Hjortsberg

Spouse:

Margaret Jane Camp  (his death) | See more »

Children:

Lorca Isabel Hjortsberg | See more »

Parents:

Helge Reinhold Hjortsberg | Anna Ida Welti
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

He was the long suffering neighbor of author Richard Brautigan (about whom he wrote an extensive biography-Jubilee Hitchhiker) who often came to the Hjortaberg home drunk. See more »

Nickname:

Gatz

Star Sign:

Pisces

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