Summary: playwright and actor who won a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize in 1973 for his play That Champion Season and also directed the 1982 film adaptation of the play, but who received an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Father Karras in the 1973 horror film The Exorcist and whose son is the actor Jason Patric.
Cause of Death: Heart attack
Born: April 22, 1939
Died: May 13, 2001
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania