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Dave Norton in GTA 5


Dave Norton is an important character in GTA V who appears as a corrupt FIB agent working under Steve Haines during the events of the game.


Dave Norton helps Michael get out of the criminal world and move to Los Santos with a new identity. This is made possible by Dave when he makes a deal with Michael to help him take down Trevor and Brad and in return give Micahel Townley a new identity in Los Santos alone with his family. Dave can be considered as a good friend of Michael’s and they both help each other get out of tough situations throughout the story.


Dave is mostly seen with Steve Haines and Agent Andreas Sanchez, giving missions to Michael, Trevor and Franklin.


Dave Norton’s Personal Information


NameDavid Norton
Aliases

Dave

Davey

Davie

Mr. Depressed Accountant

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Voice ActorJulian Gamble
GenderMale
StatusAlive
NationalityAmerican
FamilyUnnamed ex-wife
HomeLos Santos, San Andreas
Businesses

FIB Agent

TV Show Host

Affiliations

FIB

Steve Haines

Andreas Sanchez

Michael De Santa

Weapons

Sniper Rifle

Nightstick (special variant)

Carbine Rifle

Pistol

Phone/Email ID2735550132/[email protected]
Appearance(s)GTA V


Background



Dave Norton’s background hasn’t been revealed much but he is known to be married and divorced to an unnamed woman. In 2004, he made a deal with Michael Townley to help him move to Los Santos with a new identity. He was at the peak of his career as he had taken down the most wanted man in America. He then gets back in touch with Michael De Santa to cover up his dirt tracks along with Steve Haines and Andreas Sanchez.


Events of GTA 5


Dave Norton plays quite an important role in the storyline of GTA 5. He is a corrupt FIB agent who helps Michael Townley start a new life with a new identity. In the Prologue, we see Dave taking a shot at Trevor but missing and hitting Brad, killing him. An empty round is then shot at Michael to fake his death. Dave is then seen at Michael’s fake funeral in a beanie and black coat.


In 2013, during the events of GTA 5, Dave is first seen in Michael’s mansion after Michael and Franklin rob a Jewel Store in Los Santos. He warns Michael about the consequences he will have to face if Trevor finds out that Michael is still alive.



Norton then explains to Michael that after the Jewel Store robbery, his superior Steve Haines finds out about their deal and asks Dave to seek out Michael, Franklin and Trevor’s help in competing with the IAA and receiving government funding. This is when Michael is knocked out by Dave who sends him on a mission to the morgue to confirm the status of Ferdinand Kerimov. After this, Michael, Franklin and Trevor all help in kidnapping Ferdinand from the custody of the IAA by performing a mid-air extraction. While Ferdinand Kerimov is being tortured for information, Dave and Michael set out to find the man they are looking for and take him out. Michael assassinates Tahir Javan, a terrorist whose information is given to them by Ferdinand.


Later, Dave Norton and Steve Haines visit Trevor’s meth lab when they need to give Michael and Trevor a few instructions about their next mission. This takes place when Michael and Trevor are hiding from Martin Madrazo’s men in Sandy Shores. Dave and Steve talk to Michael, Trevor and Franklin about the Humane Labs raid and how they need to obtain the toxin to stage a terrorist attack on the city to increase their funding. They then plan to rob the Blaine County savings bank where the Blaine County police store the money extorted from meth labs and weed farms. When the plan is in action, Haines gets furious as Michael, Trevor, and Franklin do not bring a crew along. Dave Norton and Steve Haines join in and help them carry out the heist. The heist turns out to be a success.


Soon, Dave gets a call from Michael who tells him that Trevor has found out about North Yankton and has raised suspicions about Brad which has made him set out for North Yankton to get answers from Michael’s fake grave.



Since Trevor is upset with Michael and sort of hates him at this point, Micahel and Franklin are approached by Dave and Steve yet again, this time to infiltrate the FIB headquarters and destroy any piece of information, evidence or files related to his corrupt actions. They successfully pull this off and Michael asks Norton to now honor the end of their deal which Norton refuses on learning that Michael was involved with Trevor Philips and the Merryweather security. Dave asks Michael to meet him, Setev Haines, and Andreas Sanchez at the Kortz center, where things do not go as planned. Haines kills Sanchez and leaves Michael and Norton to die, but they escape with Trevor's help.


Dave later meets Haines after getting him under control and Haines suggests that they have the trio killed. Dave explains to him that Trevor is the only problem and that Michael and Franklin can be left alone. Soon, Dave Norton and Steve Haines ask Franklin to get rid of Trevor, while Devin Weston asks Franklin to kill Michael.


Appearance



Dave Norton is a man in his late forties with black hair and a french beard. He wears a brown Blazer with gray pants with brown shoes and a bluish white shirt inside. He has blue eyes.


Crimes and Murders committed


  • Murder - Brad Snider and many FIB, IAA, and Merryweather personnel


Mission Appearances


  • Prologue

  • Complications (Post-mission phone call)

  • Mr. Philips

  • Fame or Shame (Post-mission phone call)

  • Dead Man Walking

  • Three's Company

  • By The Book

  • Blitz Play

  • Paleto Score Setup

  • Monkey Business

  • Bury the Hatchet (Phone call, if started as Michael)

  • Cleaning out the Bureau

  • The Bureau Raid (Post-mission phone call)

  • The Wrap Up

  • Lamar Down

  • The Time's Come (Post-mission e-mail)

  • The Third Way (Post-mission phone call)


Trivia


  • His name at one point during development was "Calvin North".

  • In his concept art, Norton has a thick goatee. In the game, however, he has light stubble instead.

  • His concept art depicts him driving a blue second generation Oracle instead of the FIB Buffalo depicted in the illustration.

  • His favorite radio station is Los Santos Rock Radio, discovered in the mission, Three's Company, after Dave and Michael talk to Steve and Sanchez.


FAQs about Dave Norton


Q. Why did Dave Norton shoot Michael?

A. Dave Norton pretended to shoot Michael by firing an empty round towards him to help fake his death and set him up in Los Santos with a new identity.


Q. Did Dave Norton kill Brad in GTA 5?

A. Yes, Dave Norton killed Brad in GTA 5. In 2004, during the events shown in the prologue, Dave Norton missed his shot on Trevor and ended up shooting Brad.


Q. Is Dave Norton a good guy?

A. Dave Norton is a corrupt FIB officer, however he seems like a good man who is kind and polite. He helps Michael quite a lot throughout the storyline of the game.


Q. How old is Dave Norton GTA V?

A. Dave Norton is somewhere in his forties or fifties during the events of GTA 5.


Q. Who is Dave Norton in GTA V?

A. Dave Norton is a corrupt FIB officer in GTA 5 who gives Michael a new identity in Los Santos and later gives him multiple missions to cover up their tracks and keep them out of jail.


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