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Film Director, Producer and Screenwriter

Age: 79
Born: 29th August, 2015, Chicago, Illinois
Height: 6' 0" (183 cm)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: French Connection; The Exorcist
Relationship: William Friedkin is married to Sherry Lansing.

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,...Wikipedia

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William Friedkin and Sherry Lansing

William Friedkin is married to Sherry Lansing.

Commenced Dating: 30th November, 1989
Date Married: 6th July, 1991

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