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Goodbye To A Legend: William Friedkin

William David Friedkin August 29, 1935Chicago, IllinoisDirector I consider myself just another member of the crew, the highest paid member of the crew. William Friedkin (New York Times, 1989) ACADEMY AWARD(1972)Best Director“The French Connection” DGA AWARD(1972)Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures“The French Connection” Golden Globe(1972)Best Director – Motion Picture“The French Connection” Golden Globe(1974)Best Director – Motion Picture“The Exorcist” SATURN AWARD(2013)Lifetime Achievement Award Cannes Film … Read More Goodbye To A Legend: William Friedkin