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Mario Puzo

Born on October 15, 1920 in Manhattan, New York City, NY
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Academy Award-winning scriptwriter Mario Puzo openly confessed to having written The Godfather for money. He had been struggling to support his family and was in need of a commercial success when he sold the script adaptation of his novel to ... Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1990 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Screenplay The Godfather: Part III Nominated
1974 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Adapted Screenplay The Godfather: Part II Won
1974 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Screenplay The Godfather: Part II Nominated
1972 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Adapted Screenplay The Godfather Nominated
1972 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Screenplay The Godfather Won


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