William W. Norton biography

William W. Norton

Screenwriter, Film writer

1925 – 2010

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Who was William W. Norton?

William Wallace "Bill" Norton, Jr. was an American screenwriter. Later in life, he was convicted of gun running in France when he tried to send arms from the United States to the Irish National Liberation Army in Northern Ireland. After being released from prison, he moved to Nicaragua, where he shot and killed an intruder in his Managua home. He later spent a year living in Cuba but became disillusioned with Communism and was reportedly smuggled from Mexico into the U.S. by his ex-wife.

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Born
Sep 24, 1925
Ogden
Also known as
  • William Wallace Norton, Sr.
  • Bill Norton
  • Bill Norton Sr.
  • William W. Norton Sr.
  • William Norton Sr.
  • William Wallace Norton
  • William Norton
  • William Wallace Norton Jr.
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Oct 1, 2010
Santa Barbara

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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