William Friedkin Rank
About William Friedkin
Multiple award-winning filmmaker William Friedkin began his directorial profession with documentaries and live TV programs. In 1967, two years after moving to Hollywood, he directed his maiden feature film titled “Good Times”. The American is best recognized for his 1973 horror film entitled “The Exorcist”. He also received many laurels for his role in the film named “The French Connection”.
He spent his early years with his parents Louis Friedkin and Rachael Green. In 1991, he married his fourth wife, former actress Sherry Lansing. Prior to that, he had married Jeanne Moreau, Kelly Lange, and Lesley-Anne Down.
He has a son called Jackson Friedkin.
He studied at Senn High School.
Friedkin has been the recipient of many awards. He won Academy Awards’ “Best Director” prize for his work on “The French Connection”. His other accolades include the Golden Globe Award, and Empire Movie Masterpiece Award.
After his high school education, he started working with WGN-TV.
Growing up, he played basketball.
William Friedkin Rank
Famous quotes by William Friedkin
The first work of the director is to set a mood so that the actor's work can take place, so that the actor can create. And in order to do that, you have to communicate, communicate with the actors. And direction is about communication on all levels.William Friedkin
F.A.Q. about William Friedkin
When is his birthday?
William Friedkin's birthday is on August 29, 1935.
In how many days is his birthday?
William's birthday is in 216 days
How old is he?
He is 86 years old.
Where is William from?
He was born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S..
William Friedkin's Popularity
William Friedkin is a famous American director, who was born on August 29, 1935. As a person born on this date, William Friedkin is listed in our database as the 45th most popular celebrity for the day (August 29) and the 36th most popular for the year (1935).
People born on August 29 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. William Friedkin is the 1375th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to William Friedkin's birthday, William Friedkin is the 9385th most famous American and ranks 243rd in famous people born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
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