Manuel Puig, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Manuel Puig

Argentine author and screenwriter

Date of Birth: 28-Dec-1932

Place of Birth: General Villegas, Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Date of Death: 22-Jul-1990

Profession: screenwriter, writer, playwright, novelist

Nationality: Argentina

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Manuel Puig

  • Juan Manuel Puig Delledonne (December 28, 1932 – July 22, 1990), commonly called Manuel Puig, was an Argentine author.
  • Among his best-known novels are La traición de Rita Hayworth (Betrayed by Rita Hayworth, 1968), Boquitas pintadas (Heartbreak Tango, 1969), and El beso de la mujer araña (Kiss of the Spider Woman, 1976) which was adapted into the film released in 1985, directed by the Argentine-Brazilian director Héctor Babenco; and a Broadway musical in 1993.

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