Bestselling author who flipped his novel The Exorcist into an Academy Award-winning screenplay. He’s also known for Somewhere else, Crazy, and additional novels. He resided in twenty-eight different residences during the period of his child years, because of his family’s continuous evictions for failing to pay lease. He later analyzed English books at both Georgetown University or college as well as the George Washington University or college. He worked like a public relations movie director at both Loyola University or college (LA) as well as the University or college of Southern California. He was created in NEW YORK to Lebanese immigrant parents. His child, Peter Vincent Galahad Blatty, passed on at the early age of nineteen because of Myocarditis. The film edition of Blatty’s novel The Exorcist was directed by William Friedkin.