June 14, 2024 5:48 pm

William Friedkin, Exorcist Director, Dies at 87
William Friedkin, Exorcist Director, Dies at 87

William Friedkin, Exorcist Director, Dies at 87

The great William Friedkin passed away today, and he is mourned by not only horror fans, but cinephiles everywhere. According to Variety, “Director William Friedkin, best known for his Oscar-winning The French Connection and blockbuster The Exorcist, died Monday in Los Angeles. He was 87. His death was confirmed by Chapman University dean Stephen Galloway, a friend of Friedkin’s wife Sherry Lansing.”

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​The pioneering filmmaker William Friedkin passed away today, mere months ahead of the reboot of his Exorcist film. Read More