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Mario Puzo

Mario PuzoBorn: 15-Oct-1920
Birthplace: Manhattan, NY
Died: 2-Jul-1999
Location of death: Bay Shore, Long Island, NY
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, West Babylon Cemetery, West Babylon, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Godfather

Military service: WWII

Wife: Erika Lina Broske (m. 1946, d. 1978, five children)
Son: Anthony
Son: Joseph
Daughter: Dorothy Ann Puzo
Daughter: Virginia
Son: Eugene

    University: New School for Social Research
    University: Columbia University

    Oscar for Best Screenplay (another medium) 1973 for The Godfather (with Francis Ford Coppola)
    Oscar for Best Screenplay (adapted) 1975 for The Godfather Part II (with Francis Ford Coppola)
    Golden Globe 1973 Best Screenplay for The Godfather (with Francis Ford Coppola)
    Italian Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Diabetes

    Stone Reader (Jan-2002)

Author of books:
The Dark Arena (1955, novel)
The Fortunate Pilgrim (1964, novel)
The Runaway Summer of Davie Shaw (1966, novel)
The Godfather (1969, novel)
Fools Die (1978, novel)
The Sicilian (1984, novel, continuation of The Godfather story)
The Fourth K (1991, novel)
The Last Don (1996, novel, became a television miniseries)
Omerta (2000, novel)

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