William Friedkin biography

William Friedkin

Film director

1935 –

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Who is William Friedkin?

William Friedkin is an American film director, producer and screenwriter best known for directing The French Connection in 1971 and The Exorcist in 1973; for the former, he won the Academy Award for Best Director. Some of his other films include Sorcerer, Cruising, To Live and Die in L.A., The Guardian, Jade, Bug, and Killer Joe.

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Born
Aug 29, 1935
Chicago
Also known as
  • Billy Friedkin
  • Hurricane Billy
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • Senn High School

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on July 23, 2013

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