Mario Puzo

Novelist, Author

1920 – 1999

Who was Mario Puzo?

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.

Famous Quotes:

  • I'll make him an offer he can't refuse.
  • I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
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Born
Oct 15, 1920
Manhattan
Also known as
  • Mario Gianluigi Puzo
  • Mario Cleri
Spouses
  • Erika Lina Broske
    (1946 - 1978-11-09)
Children
  • Anthony Puzo
  • Joseph Puzo
  • Dorothy Ann Puzo
  • Virginia Puzo
  • Eugene Puzo
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Columbia University
  • City College of New York
Lived in
  • Manhattan
Died
Jul 2, 1999
West Bay Shore