James Norman Hall

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Birthday
22, 1887
Birthplace
Colfax, IA
Death Date
Jul 5, 1951 (64)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
22, 1887
Birthplace
Colfax, IA
Death Date
Jul 5, 1951 (64)

About

An American author and World War I veteran, he co-wrote the novel Mutiny on the Bounty with Charles Nordhoff. Hall's other works include Men Against the Sea and Pitcairn's Island.

Before Fame

He pretended to be Canadian and enlisted in the British Army during World War I, serving in the Royal Fusiliers as a machine gunner.

Trivia

He spent most of the post-World War I years of his life in Tahiti.

Family Life

With his wife, Sarah "Lala" Winchester, he had two children.

Associated With

His novel Passage to Marseille was made into a film starring Humphrey Bogart.