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William Hjortsberg
Born (1941-02-23)February 23, 1941
New York City, New York, United States
Died April 22, 2017(2017-04-22) (aged 76)
Livingston, Montana, United States
Occupation Novelist, screenwriter
Genre Mystery, screenwriting

William "Gatz" Hjortsberg (February 23, 1941 – April 22, 2017) was an American novelist and screenwriter. He was known for writing the screenplay of the movie Legend. His novel Falling Angel was the basis for the movie Angel Heart (1987).

Hjortsberg died on April 22, 2017 in Livingston, Montana from pancreatic cancer, aged 76.

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