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Green Goblin
Real name: Norman Osborn
Aliases: Green Goblin
Alignment: Bad
Age: 56 (Spider-Man)
(Born 1953)
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Weight: 158 lbs (72 kg)
Relatives/friends: Harry Osborn
Characteristics: Blue Eyes
Brown Hair
Portrayed by: Willem Dafoe
Appearances: Spider-Man
Spider-Man 2
Spider-Man 3

Norman Osborn (of Earth-96283) is Harry Osborn's father, owner of the OSCORP industries and secretly the Green Goblin


Early Life

Norman Osborn was born in 1953 at Osborn Manor, he was a wealthy kid  and got married and have birth to Harry Osborn he had a wife who may of died or left him at some point causing Norman to pay less attention to Harry he would soon became the founder of Oscorp Industries His Son Harry Osborn would flunk every private school he was sent to Norman Would later take him to Midtown High School he would take tests to the Goblin Serum.

Becaming The Green Goblin

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 Norman Osborn and Dr. Stromm were taking a tour of investers, including the US military, around OSCORP industries, demonstrating their experimental glider and performance enchancing drugs. However, Dr. Stromm reveals that that the drug was unsafe, and would have to be taken back to formula. The investors cancel the deal, which led to Osborn testing the chemicals on himself.

The drugs did increase his strength, speed, etc. but, in a fit of rage, he killed Dr. Stromm. He donned an armoured suit, and, using his glider, flew to Quest Aerospace, destroyed their experimental Exo-Skeleton and killed several people, including several Quest Aerospace scientists, along with General Slocumm, one of the military investors who had cancelled the deal with OSCORP. 

   Festival of Oscorp Incident


Osborn later learns of the OSCORP board's decision to sell the company to Quest Aerospace, as well as their decision to cut him from the company. In retaliation, Osborn, again in the Green Goblin persona, assassinates them at the OSCORP World Unity Fair, before being driven away by Spider-Man.

At the Daily Bugle, Osborn paralyzes Spider-Man and takes him to place where he offers a partnership, but Spidey refuses.

Later, at the Osborn and Parker's Thanksgiving dinner, Osborn manages to deduce Spider-Man's identity by seeing an injury Osborn himself caused on Peter, and, now armed with this crucial information, Osborn attacks Aunt May, leaving her hospitalised. 

Incident at Queensbro bridge

Green Goblin about to Kill Spider-Man

A heartbroken Harry returns, angry about Mary Jane rejecting him. Harry tells Norman about how Peter has been in love with Mary Jane for many years, with reveals Spider-Man's greatest weakness. Osborn holds Mary Jane and a Roosevelt Island Tram car full of children captive at the Queensboro bridge. He forces Spider-Man to choose who to save, by dropping both the tram and Mary Jane. Spider-Man manages to save both parties, while Osborn is pelted by civilians on the bridge, showing their loyalty to Spider-Man.


Norman Hit by His Glider

Spidey, having to hold up the tram car, is grabbed by Osborn, and flung into an abandoned building. Spider-Man is injured by one of Osborn hand-held bombs, which allows Osborn to pummel Spider-Man into submission. When Osborn boasts of how he will kill later kill Mary Jane, an infuriated Spider-Man manages to overpower Osborn, and unmasks him.

Osborn begs for forgiveness, but, unbeknownst to them both, the Goblin personality attempts to kill Spider-Man with the glider. Spider-Man manages to evade the glider, which instead impales Osborn, fatally wounding him. Osborn's last words before his death were for Spider-Man to promise not to tell Harry about the Green Goblin. Spider-Man took Osborn's body back to the mansion, but when Harry saw him next to his dead father, he was full of anger and blamed the Web Slinger vowing revenge.


Osborn appeared  as an hallucination to Harry, asking him to avenge his death like he said. Harry refuses, and through accident finds a secret room with the Green Goblin technology and performance enhancers which he uses to be the New Goblin to avenge his father's death.

He later picked a fight with Peter, even though Peter tries to tell him that Osborn killed himself, Harry refuses to listen.

Eventually Harry finds out the truth about his father from his butler Bernard, who then turns over a new leaf and becomes friends with Peter again, even sacrificing himself to save him.

Strength Level

Goblin can lift 10 tons.