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William Friedkin

William Friedkin


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Born: August 29, 1935 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Director ...


companion: Kitty Hawks. Model. Also worked in an advertising agency; daughter of Howard Hawks; introduced to Friedkin by playwright Mart Crowly c. 1969 during the filming of "Boys in the Band"; lived together; announced engagement but separated in June 1971.
companion: Jennifer Nairn-Smith. Dancer. Met in 1972; together for four years; twice announced engagement; mother of Friedkin's son Cedric.
companion: Ellen Burstyn. Actor. Worked together on "The Exorcist" (1973); Burstyn claims they had an affair c. 1976; Friedkin disputes it claiming they were "just friends".
wife: Jeanne Moreau. Actor, director. Married in 1977; divorced in 1979.
wife: Lesley-Anne Down. Actor. Married in 1982; divorced in 1985; mother of Friedkin's son Jack; engaged in bitter custody dispute over son.
wife: Kelly Lange. Newscaster. Married in June 1987; filed for divorce in December 1990.
wife: Sherry Lansing. Producer, executive. Married on July 6, 1991 in Barbados.

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