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William Peter Blatty

writer

William Peter Blatty, American writer. Recipient Gabriel award and blue ribbon for Insight television series script American Film Festival, 1969, Silver medal Commonwealth Club of California, 1971, Saturn award, 1974, 91. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1951-1954.

Background

BLATTY, William was born on January 7, 1928 in New York, United States. Son of Peter and Mary (nee Mouakad) Blatty.

Education

Georgetown University, George Washington University and Seattle University. With United States Information Agency 1955-1957, Publicity Director University Southern California 1957-1958, Public Relations Director Loyola University, Los Angeles 1959-1960.

Career

Served in United States.A.F. 1951-1954. Director University Southern California 1957-1958, Public Relations Director Loyola University, Los Angeles 1959-1960.

Works

Membership

You 1973, The Exorcist: From Novel to Film 1974, The Ninth Configuration 1978, Legion 1983.

Connections

Children: Christine Ann, Michael Peter, Mary Joanne, Billy, Jennifer, Peter Vincent, Paul William.

father:
Peter Blatty

mother:
Mary (Mouakad) Blatty

child:
Christine Ann Blatty

child:
Michael Peter Blatty

child:
Mary Joanne Blatty

child:
Billy Blatty

child:
Jennifer Blatty

child:
Peter Vincent Blatty

child:
Paul William Blatty