19 wins & 15 nominations.
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Directed Wang Chung
's video, "To Live and Die in L.A.".
2 Print Biographies |
6 Interviews |
7 Articles |
6' (1.83 m)
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The most beautiful location in the world doesn't mean shit next to Steve McQueen
Was offered the chance to direct The Exorcist
(1973) by producer William Peter Blatty
after Blatty screened The French Connection
(1971). Warner Bros. had been pressuring him to use another director but after seeing Friedkin's film, Blatty decided he wanted the film of his novel to be infused with as much energy as Friedkin had brought to "The French Connection".
Infamous for his volatile, provocative behavior on film sets