Date of Birth:
29 August 1935
William Friedkin played in 1 and created 12 movies in the Documentary, Drama, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller, Music, Action, Crime, Horror, Adventure, History genres.
William Friedkin got succeed with average imdb rating 7.2.
One of New Hollywood's most successful wunderkinder in the early '70s, William Friedkin suffered a precipitous fall from the box-office firmament in the late '70s, punctuated by the controversial cop film Cruising (1980). Nevertheless, Friedkin managed to keep his career alive, while the lasting impact of seminal horror film The Exorcist (1973) was confirmed by its enormously successful reissue in 2000.
Raised in a Chicago slum, the young Friedkin fell in with a bad crowd, but his mot... Read more