Mario Puzo

Born Oct 15, 1920
  • Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Author
Mario Gianluigi Puzo was an Italian American author and screenwriter, known for his novels about the Mafia, including The Godfather, which was later co-adapted into a film by Francis Ford Coppola. He won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay in both 1972 and 1974.

Mario Puzo Stats


: Mario Gianluigi Puzo, Mario Cleri


: Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Author


: Italian American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Oct 15, 1920 - Jul 2, 1999 (78 years old)

Place of Birth

: Manhattan

Date of Death

: Jul 2, 1999

Place of Death

: West Bay Shore

Cause of Death

: Cardiovascular disease

Mario Puzo Film Roles

    Mario Puzo Film Appearances

    1. Stone Reader

    Mario Puzo Books

    1. The Family
    2. The Sicilian
    3. The Fourth K
    4. The Godfather
    5. The Dark Arena
    6. Fools Die
    7. The Fortunate Pilgrim
    8. Omertà
    9. The Last Don
    10. Untitled Mario Puzo Audio