William Peter Blatty

William Peter Blatty
1928 - 2017

William Peter Blatty  American Writer


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First Name William
Middle Name Peter
Last Name Blatty
Full Name at Birth William Peter Blatty
Alternative Name William Peter Blatty
Age 89 (age at death) years
Birthday 7th January, 1928
Birthplace New York City New York USA
Died 12th January, 2017
Place of Death Bethesda, Maryland USA
Cause of Death Multiple Myeloma
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Georgetown University, Brooklyn Preparatory, The George Washington University
Occupation Text Novelist, screenwriter, film director
Occupation Writer
Music Genre (Text) Horror, Drama, Comedy, drama, comedy
Father Peter Blatty
Mother Mary

William Peter Blatty (January 7, 1928 – January 12, 2017) was an American writer and filmmaker best known for his 1971 novel The Exorcist and for the Academy Award-winning screenplay of its film adaptation. He also wrote and directed the sequel The Exorcist III. Some of his other notable works are the novels Elsewhere (2009), Dimiter (2010), and Crazy (2010).

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