William Peter Blatty
Biographical Information
Born January 7, 1928
New York City, New York
Died January 12, 2017
Bethesda, Maryland[1][2]
Novels The Exorcist
William Peter Blatty on "The Exorcist": From Novel to Film
The Ninth Configuration
Films The Exorcist
The Ninth Configuration
The Exorcist III
Portrayed Producer
Dr. Fromme
We mourn the blossoms of May because they are to whither; but we know that May is one day to have its revenge upon November, by the revolution of that solemn circle which never stops---which teaches us in our height of hope, ever to be sober, and in our depth of desolation, never to despair.

William Peter Blatty was the famed writer and producer of The Exorcist and its film adaptation. He also wrote and directed the Exorcist III. He was the original writer of the novels, Exorcist and Legion.


The Exorcist's Horror Icon William Peter Blatty With Barry Roskin Blake09:48

The Exorcist's Horror Icon William Peter Blatty With Barry Roskin Blake


  1. "William Peter Blatty". IMDb., Inc., 1990-2017. Web. 24 Feb. 2017.
  2. Vitello, Paul. "William Peter Blatty, Author of 'The Exorcist,' Dies at 89". The New York Times. The New York Times Company, 13 Jan. 2017. Web. 24 Feb. 2017.

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