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William Girdler created 6 movies in the Horror, Music, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller genres.
William Girdler didn't achieve real success and got average imdb rating 4.4.
Worked as a music composer for The Body Shop.
His film after The Manitou (1978), "The Overlords". was planned but never started production.
Died when the helicopter in which he was a passenger hit electrical power lines and crashed. He was 30 years old.
Died at the age of 30.
Wrote the script for The Manitou (1978) in three days, along with Jon Cedar and Tim Pope.
Sued by Warner Bros., which alleged that Abby (1974) was a rip-off of The Exorcist (1973).
Sued Film Ventures Internatonal chief Edward L. Montoro for profits from Grizzly (1976).
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