- Gender: Male
- Birthday: 1920-10-15
- Day of Death: 1999-07-02 ( 79 years old )
- Place of Birth: New York City, New York, USA
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Mario Gianluigi Puzo (October 15, 1920 – July 2, 1999) was an American author and screenwriter, known for his novels about the Mafia, including The Godfather (1969), which he later co-adapted into a film with Francis Ford Coppola. He won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay in both 1972, and 1974.
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