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William Peter Blatty

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William Peter Blatty

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Full Name: William Peter Blatty
Born: January 7, 1928
New York City, New York, USA
Died: January 12, 2017
New York City, New York, USA
Occupation: Writer, Filmmaker
Nationality: American


William Peter Blatty (born January 7, 1928) is an American writer and filmmaker. The novel The Exorcist, written in 1971, is his magnum opus; he also penned the subsequent screenplay version of the film, for which he won an Academy Award. His most recent works include the novels Elsewhere (2009), Dimiter (2010) and Crazy (2010). He is also featured in the upcoming 2011 Smoke And Mirrors anthology, featuring the teleplay "Hell Hospital" and the treatment "Faith".

Works in the WWEnd Database


 1. (1971)
 2. (1983)