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Birth information

7 September 1940 Rome, Lazio, Italy

Nickname

Master of Horror

How tall is Dario Argento?

1.73 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Marisa Casale

Life Story of Dario Argento

Dario Argento was born in Rome, Italy on September 7 1940. He is the son of producer Salvatore Argento. He began his career as a movie critic for the Rome daily newspaper "Paese Sera". A professional screenwriter by the tender age of 20, he joined Bernardo Bertolucci to write the screenplay for Sergio Leone's epic western "Once Upon A Time In The West" in 1967. Many screenplays later, Argento was signed up by Goffredo Lombardo, head of an Italian film company (Titanus) and made his directing debut in 1970 with "The Bird With The Crystal Plumage". His father Salvatore was the producer on all his films up until "Deep Red" when Claudio Argento took over. He has always taken a great interest in all aspects of film making to ensure that the end results of his films are as near to his original vision as possible. One of the first directors to see the possibilities of the steady cam and the 'luma' crane, he used them npth to their full potential. He even helped compose the music for "Suspiria". Many of his films are considered to be `giallo'. Giallo meaning yellow, which in turn came from the yellow covers of the penny-dreadful horror/thriller paperbacks that were sold in Italy. He...

Significant features of Dario Argento

Closeups of eyes, frequently that of the killer. Main character is usually involved in an "artistic" profession, like writing or music.
All narration in his films is his own voice
In his movies, whenever a male murderer's hands only...

Publications and Magazines about Dario Argento

Maitland McGonagh Broken Mirrors, Broken Minds: The Dark Dreams of Dario Argento. 1991
Alan Jones Profondo Argento: The Man, the Myths and the Magic. 2004
Massimo Alutto Una stagione all'inferno: dossier su Dario Argento: film, ossessioni, confessioni. 1995
Daniele Costantini, Francesco Del Bosco Nuovo cinema inferno: l'opera di Dario Argento. 1997
Roberto Pugliese Dario Argento. 1987
Antonio Tentori Dario Argento: sensualità dell'omicidio. 1997
Fabio Maiello Intervista a Dario Argento: l'occhio che uccide. 1996

Biographical movies about Dario Argento

Dario Argento: An Eye for Horror 2000
World of Horror 1985
Dario Argento: Master of Horror 1991
Il mondo di Dario Argento 3: Il museo degli orrori di Dario Argento 1997

What movies did Dario Argento play or participate?

Producers Filmography
Mother of Tears (2007) , The Card Player (2004) , Sleepless (2001) , Scarlet Diva (2000) , The Wax Mask (1997) , The Stendhal Syndrome (1996) , Aura (1993) , The Sect (1991) , Two Evil Eyes (1990) , The Church (1989) , Gli incubi di Dario Argento (1987) , Opera (1987) , Turno di notte (1987) , Demons 2 (1986) , Demons (1985) , Phenomena (1985) , Door into Darkness (1973) ,
Directors Filmography
The Sandman , Dracula 3D (2012) , Giallo (2009) ,...

Birth information

7 September 1940 Rome, Lazio, Italy

Nickname

Master of Horror

How tall is Dario Argento?

1.73 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Marisa Casale

Life Story of Dario Argento

Dario Argento was born in Rome, Italy on September 7 1940. He is the son of producer Salvatore Argento. He began his career as a movie critic for the Rome daily newspaper "Paese Sera". A professional screenwriter by the tender age of 20, he joined Bernardo Bertolucci to write the screenplay for Sergio Leone's epic western "Once Upon A Time In The West" in 1967. Many screenplays later, Argento was signed up by Goffredo Lombardo, head of an Italian film company (Titanus) and made his directing debut in 1970 with "The Bird With The Crystal Plumage". His father Salvatore was the producer on all his films up until "Deep Red" when Claudio Argento took over. He has always taken a great interest in all aspects of film making to ensure that the end results of his films are as near to his original vision as possible. One of the first directors to see the possibilities of the steady cam and the 'luma' crane, he used them npth to their full potential. He even helped compose the music for "Suspiria". Many of his films are considered to be `giallo'. Giallo meaning yellow, which in turn came from the yellow covers of the penny-dreadful horror/thriller paperbacks that were sold in Italy. He...

Significant features of Dario Argento

Closeups of eyes, frequently that of the killer. Main character is usually involved in an "artistic" profession, like writing or music.
All narration in his films is his own voice
In his movies, whenever a male murderer's hands only...

Publications and Magazines about Dario Argento

Maitland McGonagh Broken Mirrors, Broken Minds: The Dark Dreams of Dario Argento. 1991
Alan Jones Profondo Argento: The Man, the Myths and the Magic. 2004
Massimo Alutto Una stagione all'inferno: dossier su Dario Argento: film, ossessioni, confessioni. 1995
Daniele Costantini, Francesco Del Bosco Nuovo cinema inferno: l'opera di Dario Argento. 1997
Roberto Pugliese Dario Argento. 1987
Antonio Tentori Dario Argento: sensualità dell'omicidio. 1997
Fabio Maiello Intervista a Dario Argento: l'occhio che uccide. 1996

Biographical movies about Dario Argento

Dario Argento: An Eye for Horror 2000
World of Horror 1985
Dario Argento: Master of Horror 1991
Il mondo di Dario Argento 3: Il museo degli orrori di Dario Argento 1997

What movies did Dario Argento play or participate?

Producers Filmography
Mother of Tears (2007) , The Card Player (2004) , Sleepless (2001) , Scarlet Diva (2000) , The Wax Mask (1997) , The Stendhal Syndrome (1996) , Aura (1993) , The Sect (1991) , Two Evil Eyes (1990) , The Church (1989) , Gli incubi di Dario Argento (1987) , Opera (1987) , Turno di notte (1987) , Demons 2 (1986) , Demons (1985) , Phenomena (1985) , Door into Darkness (1973) ,
Directors Filmography
The Sandman , Dracula 3D (2012) , Giallo (2009) ,...

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Dario Argento and Rosita Torosh in Das Geheimnis der schwarzen Handschuhe (1970)

Long-term partner was Daria Nicolodi; they were never married, though this has been reported in several sources.

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Dario Argento in Rosso - Die Farbe des Todes (1975)

Father of Asia Argento with Daria Nicolodi and Fiore Argento with Marisa Casale.

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Dario Argento in Tenebre - Der kalte Hauch des Todes (1982)

His favorite director and a source of inspiration is Ingmar Bergman.

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Asia Argento and Dario Argento in Dario Argentos Dracula (2012)

Older brother of Claudio Argento.

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Dario Argento, Thomas Kretschmann, and Marta Gastini in Dario Argentos Dracula (2012)

Son of Salvatore Argento.

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Dario Argento and Claudio Simonetti

Has a twenty year old black cat named Liebe.

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Dario Argento in The Church (1989)

For the first three of his "giallo" thrillers, his writing collaborator was Bryan Edgar Wallace, the son of British author Edgar Wallace.

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Asia Argento and Dario Argento in La terza madre (2007)

Member of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 51st Berlin International Film Festival in 2001.

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Dario Argento in La terza madre (2007)

Discovered actress Coralina Cataldi-Tassoni after seeing her on Italian television. He later cast her in Demons 2 (1986).

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Dario Argento in La terza madre (2007)

Former father-in-law of Michele Civetta.

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Dario Argento in La terza madre (2007)

Grandfather of his daughter Asia's children: Anna Lou Castoldi (born June 20, 2001) and Nicola Giovanni Civetta (September 15, 2008).

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Dario Argento and Adrien Brody in Giallo (2009)

Opened up a store and museum in Rome called "Profondo Rosso". It is similar to Forbidden Planet in London, and has memorabilia from many horror, sci-fi and fantasy movies. In the basement of the store there are special effect pieces from some of his films. [November 1997]

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Dario Argento and Adrien Brody in Giallo (2009)

His favorite movie is Last Year at Marienbad (1961).

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Asia Argento and Dario Argento in Das Stendhal Syndrom (1996)

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Dario Argento in Rosso - Die Farbe des Todes (1975)

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Dario Argento and David Hemmings in Rosso - Die Farbe des Todes (1975)

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Dario Argento, Michael Brandon, and Bud Spencer in Vier Fliegen auf grauem Samt (1971)

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Dario Argento and Eleonora Giorgi in Horror Infernal (1980)

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Jennifer Connelly and Dario Argento in Phenomena (1985)

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Donald Pleasence, Dario Argento, and Tanga in Phenomena (1985)

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Dario Argento in Die neunschwänzige Katze (1971)

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Dario Argento in Die neunschwänzige Katze (1971)

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Dario Argento in Suspiria: In den Krallen des Bösen (1977)

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Dario Argento and Lela Svasta in Suspiria: In den Krallen des Bösen (1977)

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Dario Argento and Coralina Cataldi-Tassoni in Terror in der Oper (1987)

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Dario Argento and Cristina Marsillach in Terror in der Oper (1987)

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Dario Argento in Terror in der Oper (1987)

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Dario Argento and Veronica Lario in Tenebre - Der kalte Hauch des Todes (1982)

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Dario Argento and Claudio Simonetti

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Dario Argento and Nicolas Winding Refn

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Dario Argento and Thomas Kretschmann at an event for Dario Argentos Dracula (2012)

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Asia Argento and Dario Argento at an event for Dario Argentos Dracula (2012)

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Asia Argento, Dario Argento, Unax Ugalde, etc.

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Dario Argento and Thomas Kretschmann at an event for Dario Argentos Dracula (2012)

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Dario Argento at an event for Dario Argentos Dracula (2012)

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