Mario Bava

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Birthday
31, 1914
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Apr 25, 1980 (65)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
31, 1914
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Apr 25, 1980 (65)

About

Leading Italian director and cinematographer during the golden age of Italian slasher films.

Before Fame

He attempted a career as a painter before creating short films.

Trivia

He was known for his gruesome films A Bay of Blood from 1971 and Black Sunday from 1960.

Family Life

He had a son, director Lamberto Bava.

Associated With

He was a slasher film director much like his American counterpart Wes Craven.