Biography

Dario Argento (born 7 September 1940) is an Italian film director, producer, film critic and screenwriter. He is best known for his work in the horror film genre during the 1970s and 1980s, particularly in the subgenre known as giallo, and for his influence on modern horror films.

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Dario Argento (born 7 September 1940) is an Italian film director, producer, film critic and screenwriter. He is best known for his work in the horror film genre during the 1970s and 1980s, particularly in the subgenre known as giallo, and for his influence on modern horror films.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Dario Argento, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 76

Birthday 1940-09-07

Place of Birth Roma, Lazio, Italia

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Sirio Bernadotte
  • 다리오 아르젠토

Directing TV ShowsMovies

La puerta en la oscuridad Director
2019 The Sandman Director
2015 Macbeth Director
2012 Dracula 3D Director
2010 Giallo Director
2007 The Mother of Tears Director
2006 Pelts Director
2005 Jenifer Director
2005 Masters of Horror (2 episodes)Director
2005 Do You Like Hitchcock? Director
2004 The Card Player Director
2001 Sleepless Director
1998 The Phantom of the Opera Director
1996 The Stendhal Syndrome Director
1993 Trauma Director
1991 The King of Ads Director
1990 Two Evil Eyes Director
1988 Trussardi Action X Dario Argento Director
1987 Opera Director
1985 Phenomena Director
1982 Tenebre Director
1980 Inferno Director
1977 Suspiria Director
1975 Deep Red Director
1973 The Five Days Director
1973 Door Into Darkness (1 episode)Director
1971 Four Flies on Grey Velvet Director
1971 The Cat o' Nine Tails Director
1970 The Bird with the Crystal Plumage Director

Writing

2018 Suspiria Original Film Writer Characters
2012 Dracula 3D Writer
2010 Giallo Screenplay
2007 The Mother of Tears Writer
2005 Do You Like Hitchcock? Writer
2004 The Card Player Story Screenplay
2001 Sleepless Screenplay
1998 The Phantom of the Opera Screenplay
1997 The Wax Mask Story
1996 The Stendhal Syndrome Story Writer
1993 Trauma Writer
1991 The Sect Writer
1990 Two Evil Eyes Screenplay
1989 The Church Screenplay Story
1987 Opera Writer
1986 Demons 2 Writer
1985 Demons Screenplay
1985 Phenomena Story Screenplay
1982 Tenebre Screenplay
1980 Inferno Screenplay
1978 Dawn of the Dead Script Consultant
1977 Suspiria Screenplay
1975 Deep Red Writer
1973 The Five Days Writer
1973 Door Into Darkness (2 episodes)Writer (1 episode)Screenplay
1972 Man Called Amen Writer
1971 Four Flies on Grey Velvet Story Screenplay
1971 The Cat o' Nine Tails Screenplay Story
1970 The Bird with the Crystal Plumage Writer
1969 Season of the Senses Writer
1969 The Five Man Army Screenplay
1969 Legion of the Damned Screenplay
1969 Possibility Zero Writer
1969 Cemetery Without Crosses Writer
1968 Once Upon a Time in the West Story
1968 The Sexual Revolution Screenplay
1968 Commandos Screenplay
1968 Commandments for a Gangster Screenplay
1968 Today We Kill, Tomorrow We Die! Writer
1966 Pardon, Are You for or Against? Writer

Acting

2018 Friedkin Uncut
2017 Terreur et glamour - Montée et déclin du studio Hammer as Himself
2016 Blood on Méliès' Moon
2016 Yellow Fever: The Rise and Fall of the Giallo as Himself
2014 Nessuno Siamo Perfetti as Himself
2013 Du sang sur la neige
2012 Horror Europa with Mark Gatiss as Himself
2012 Der Fall der vier Fliegen as Himself (Archive footage 2002)
2008 A Dark Fairy Tale as himself
2005 Ban the Sadist Videos! as Himself
2004 Mario Bava: Operazione paura as Himself
2004 Non risponde più as Himself
2002 Masters of Horror as Dario Argento
2001 Sergio Leone: cinema, cinema as Himself
2001 Conducting Dario Argento's 'Opera'
2001 Suspiria 25th Anniversary as Himself
2000 Dario Argento: An Eye for Horror as Himself
1997 Il museo degli orrori di Dario Argento as Himself
1996 Bits & Pieces
1992 Innocent Blood as Paramedic
1991 Fear in the Dark as Himself
1991 Dario Argento: Master of Horror as Himself
1989 This Is Horror as Himself
1987 Opera as Narrator (voice)
1985 Bellissimo: Images of the Italian Cinema as Himself
1985 Dario Argento's World of Horror as Himself
1982 Tenebre as Narrator (Italian version) / Murderer's Hands (uncredited)
1980 Inferno as Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
1977 Suspiria as Narrator (voice)
1973 Door Into Darkness (4 episodes) as Himself - Host

Production

2007 The Mother of Tears Producer
2004 The Card Player Producer
2001 Sleepless Producer
2000 Scarlet Diva Producer
1997 The Wax Mask Producer
1996 The Stendhal Syndrome Producer
1993 Trauma Producer
1991 The Sect Producer
1990 Two Evil Eyes Executive Producer
1989 The Church Producer
1987 Opera Producer
1986 Demons 2 Producer
1985 Demons Producer
1985 Phenomena Producer

Sound

1978 Dawn of the Dead Music
1977 Suspiria Original Music Composer

Crew

1969 One Night at Dinner Script
1967 Every Man Is My Enemy Additional Writing

Editing

1978 Dawn of the Dead Editor

Creator

1973 Door Into Darkness Creator

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