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William Peter Blatty

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Birth Name: William Peter Blatty

Born: 7 January 1928 Died: 12 January 2017

Country of origin: United States

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Julie Witbrodt


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William Peter Blatty was an American writer, director and producer best known for his 1971 novel "The Exorcist" and for the highly successful 1973 film adaptation, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and was also nominated for Best Picture as the film's producer. He also wrote and directed the sequel "The Exorcist III". Blatty also served as an officer in the United States Air Force during the Korean War and later worked as an editor for the United States Information Agency in Beirut, Lebanon.
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Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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In Memoriam 2017 (128 person items)

"Sunset: January 12, 2017 (Age: 89) Cause of Death: Multiple Myeloma Claim to Fame: American Writer, best known for Novel "The Exorcist""


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Oscars 1974 Winners (My Version) (21 movies items)

"Best Adapted Screenplay! Winner: William Peter Blatty, The Exorcist! Nominees: Robert Towne - The Last Detail James Bridges - The Paper Chase Alvin Sargent - Paper Moon Waldo Salt and Norman Wexler - Serpico"