Died the author of the novel “the Exorcist.”
American novelist and screenwriter William Peter Blatty, best known as the author of the novel “the Exorcist,” has died at the age of 89 years.
William Friedkin, Director of the Oscar-winning film adaptation of “the Exorcist” reported the death of V. Blette on Twitter.
“William Peter Blatty, dear friend and brother, who created “the Exorcist” left yesterday”, – he wrote.
The novel “the Exorcist” came out in 1971, and two years later was adapted into the eponymous film, the script for which he wrote, Blatti, who received the “Oscar”.
The widow of Blatty Julia Alicia said that the writer died Thursday in a hospital in Maryland. According to her, the cause of death was cancer of the blood.
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