William Scott “Hollywood” Scurlock

William Scott “Hollywood” Scurlock

Birth
Reston, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
Death 28 Nov 1996 (aged 41)
Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Burial Unknown, Specifically: unknown
Memorial ID 66307537 · View Source
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Scott Scurlock, born William Scott Scurlock and nicknamed the "Hollywood Bandit" or simply "Hollywood", was a bank robber in the state of Washington during the 1990s. He was a master of disguise, using Hollywood quality make-up he successfully robbed dozens of banks in the Seattle area. He killed himself after police caught up to him following a botched robbery which led to a shootout. The number of robberies, 15 in total, and the amounts stolen, almost $2.3 million, made him one of the most prolific bank robbers in U.S. history.

He was the subject of a CBS TV Nightline documentary, and the book, The End of the Dream, The Golden Boy Who Never Grew Up, by Ann Rule, 1999, New York, Pocket Books.

Name: William S Scurlock
Date of Death: 28 Nov 1996
Place of Death: Seattle
Age: 41
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1955
Residence: Olympia
Gender: Male

Name: William S. Scurlock
Born: 5 Mar 1955
Died: 28 Nov 1996
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (1969)


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  • Created by: Martin Weybright
  • Added: 1 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66307537
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Scott “Hollywood” Scurlock (5 Mar 1955–28 Nov 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66307537, ; Maintained by Martin Weybright (contributor 47169053) Unknown, who reports a unknown.