Friedkin in 2012 at the Deauville American Film Festival
August 29, 1935 |
Chicago, Illinois, US
|Occupation||Director, producer, screenwriter|
|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.
References[change | change source]
- Biskind, p. 200.
- Pfefferman, Naomi. "'Killer Joe's' William Friedkin: 'I Could Have Been a Very Violent Person'." Jewish Journal. August 2, 2012. Accessed 2013-04-29.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to William Friedkin at Wikimedia Commons
- William Friedkin on IMDb
- William Friedkin at the Internet Broadway Database
- "From 'Popeye' Doyle to Puccini: William Friedkin" NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Friedkin, September 14, 2006
- EXCL: Bug Director William Friedkin
- The Reeler interview with Friedkin
- Master Class at La Cinémathèque française on December 4th 2013