Philip P. Norwood was a mercenary who was a member of the Mercenary Guild. He and two other members of the guild were kidnapped and murdered by Riddick.

Phillip tracked Riddick for 3 years, he and Riddick had many encounters on various planets. After years Riddick kidnapped Norwood and tortured him for every skirmish. Riddick killed him and dumped his corpse in a tar pit.