Born: 1935-08-29 in Chicago, Illinois, USA (82 years old)
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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. His most recent film, Bug (2006) won the FIPRESCI prize at the Cannes Film Festival.
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