William Friedkin

William Friedkin and Sherry Lansing

William Friedkin  American Director

Who is he dating right now?

Sherry Lansing and William Friedkin have been married for 25 years. They were dating for 1 year after getting together in 1990 and were married on 6th Jul 1991.


William Friedkin was previously married to Kelly Lange (1986 - 1990), Lesley-Anne Down (1981 - 1985) and Jeanne Moreau (1976 - 1979).

He has also been engaged to Jennifer Nairn-Smith (1972 - 1977) and Kitty Hawks (1970 - 1972).

William Friedkin has had relationships with Frances FitzGerald (journalist) (1979) and Brandy Alexandre.

William Friedkin has 2 children, Cedric (39) and Jack (34).


William Friedkin is a 81 year old American Director. Born on 29th August, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois and educated at Senn High School, he is famous for French Connection; The Exorcist in a career that spans 1965–present. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

William Friedkin is a member of the following lists: Best Directing Academy Award winners, American male screenwriters and Directors Guild of America Award winners.


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Confirmed Relationships8
Longest Relationship26 yrs, 9 mths
Shortest Relationship2 yrs
Average Relationship Length5 yrs, 7 mths
First Name William
Last Name Friedkin
Full Name at Birth William Friedkin
Age 81 years
Birthday 29th August, 1935
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Senn High School
Occupation Text Film Director, Producer and Screenwriter
Occupation Director
Claim to Fame French Connection; The Exorcist
Year(s) Active 1965–present
Official Websites twitter.com/WilliamFriedkin
Father Louis Friedkin
Mother Raechael Green

William Friedkin (born August 29, 1935) 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., Jade, Rules of Engagement, The Hunted, Bug, and Killer Joe.

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William Friedkin81 VirgoDirector
Sherry Lansing72 CancerFilm/TV Producer
Kelly Lange78 SagittariusTV News
Lesley-Anne Down62 PiscesActress
Frances FitzGerald (journalist)75 LibraJournalist
Jeanne Moreau88 AquariusActress
Jennifer Nairn-Smith-
Kitty Hawks-
Brandy Alexandre52 CancerPornstar


CedricMale27th November, 197639 years old
JackMale30th August, 198234 years old