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William Friedkin
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Friedkin in 2012 at the Deauville American Film Festival
Born August 29, 1935 (1935-08-29) (age 86)
Occupation Director, producer, screenwriter
Years active 1965–present
Spouse(s) Jeanne Moreau (1977–1979)
Lesley-Anne Down (1982–1985)
Kelly Lange (1987–1990)
Sherry Lansing (1991–present)

William Friedkin (born August 29, 1935) is an American movie director, producer and screenwriter. He was best known for directing The French Connection in 1971 and The Exorcist in 1973. He won the Academy Award for Best Director.

Some of his other movie include Sorcerer, The Brink's Job, Cruising, Deal of the Century, To Live and Die in L.A., Jade, Rules of Engagement, The Hunted, Bug, and Killer Joe.

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