William Peter Blatty

Writer & Filmmaker William Peter Blatty Full Name: William Peter Blatty
Nationality: American

Profession: Writer & Filmmaker
Why Famous: William Peter Blatty is known for the novel and Academy Award-winning screenplay of "The Exorcist".

Born: January 7, 1928
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: NYC, New York, USA

Died: January 13, 2017 (aged 89)

Married Life

  • 1975-07-20 "The Exorcist" writer William Peter Blatty (47) weds tennis player Linda Tuero (24) in Las Vegas

Historical Events in the Life of William Peter Blatty

  • 1973-12-26 Horror film "The Exorcist" based on book and screenplay by William Peter Blatty, starring Linda Blai, rated X, premieres - 1st horror film to be nominated for Best Picture
  • 1974-01-26 31st Golden Globes: The Exorcist, Al Pacino, & Marsha Mason win
  • 1990-08-17 "Exorcist 3" film written and directed by William Peter Blatty, premieres