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Pupi Avati

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Birthday
3, 1938
Birthplace
Bologna, Italy
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
3, 1938 (age 81)
Birthplace
Bologna, Italy

About

One of the most respected Italian horror directors, whose work included the film House of Laughing Windows.

Before Fame

He was an amateur clarinetist who played in the Doctor Dixie Jazz Band in the late 1950s.

Trivia

He was most well-known for his early horror films. He was given the David di Donatello Award for Best Director for the comedy The Heart is Elsewhere.

Family Life

His brother was writer, producer, and director Antonio Avati.

Associated With

His love of cinema was ignited after seeing the film 8 1/2, which was directed by the legendary Italian director Federico Fellini.