Mario Bava

Mario Bava was born on July 31, 1914 in Italy. Leading Italian director and cinematographer during the golden age of Italian slasher films.
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As per our current Database, Mario Bava has been died on Apr 25, 1980 (age 65).

🎂 Mario Bava - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Mario Bava die, Mario Bava was 65 years old.

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Occupation Director
Age 65 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born July 31, 1914 (Italy)
Birthday July 31
Town/City Italy
Nationality Italy

🌙 Zodiac

Mario Bava’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Mario Bava was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.

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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.


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.

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