BirthdayJanuary 7, 1928
BirthplaceNew York City, USA

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  1. About William Peter Blatty

    Full name: William Peter Blatty
    Also known as: William Peter Blatty, Blatty, William Peter
    Education: Georgetown University
    Professions: Writer, Actor, Director
    Work: Awards for William Peter Blatty
    Occupation: Novelist, screenwriter, film director

  2. William Peter Blatty Known for

    The Exorcist (1973), The Exorcist III (1990), The Ninth Configuration (1980), A Shot in the Dark (1964)

  3. William Peter Blatty Biography

    William Peter Blatty (born January 7, 1928) is an American writer and filmmaker. The novel The Exorcist, written in 1971, is his most well-known novel; he also penned the subsequent screenplay version of the film, for which he won an Academy Award. He also wrote and directed the sequel, The Exorcist III.His most recent works include the novels Elsewhere (2009), Dimiter (2010), and Crazy (2010).In 2013, Demons Five, Exorcist Nothing: A Fable (1996) and Dimiter (2010) were re-released as revised editions with new covers and interior artwork. Each were limited to 250 signed copies.Blatty's upcoming publications include The Exorcist For The 21st Century featuring "an original and never before published adaptation for a new miniseries of Blatty's classic novel," and a non-fiction book that is "part funny memoir and part proof of life after death," entitled Not A Horror Novel: A Wild Ride In Search Of The Soul.He is also featured in the 2014 Smoke And Mirrors anthology, featuring the teleplay "Hell Hospital" and the treatment "Faith".

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