Mario Puzo, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Mario Puzo

American writer

Date of Birth: 15-Oct-1920

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States

Date of Death: 02-Jul-1999

Profession: screenwriter, writer, novelist, science fiction writer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Mario Puzo

  • Mario Gianluigi Puzo (; October 15, 1920 – July 2, 1999) was an American author, screenwriter and journalist.
  • He is known for his crime novels about the Italian-American mafia, most notably The Godfather (1969), which he later co-adapted into a three-part film saga directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
  • He received the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for the first film in 1972 and Part II in 1974.
  • Puzo also wrote the original screenplay for the 1978 Superman film.
  • His final novel, The Family, was released posthumously in 2001.

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