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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 17 December 1930Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death 20 October 2010Plano, Texas, USA  (lung cancer)
Birth NameRobert Charles Joseph Edward Sabatini Guccione

Mini Bio (1)

Bob Guccione was born on December 17, 1930 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Robert Charles Joseph Edward Sabatini Guccione. He was a producer, known for Caligula (1979), Penthouse Interactive Virtual Photo Shoot Vol. 1 (1994) and Virtual Photo Shoot: Volume One (1993). He was married to April Dawn Warren Guccione, Katherine Keeton, Muriel Hudson and Lillian Abrams. He died on October 20, 2010 in Plano, Texas, USA.

Spouse (4)

Katherine Keeton (17 January 1988 - 19 September 1997) (her death)
Muriel Hudson (1966 - 1979) (divorced) (4 children)
Lillian Abrams (July 1949 - ?) (divorced) (1 child)
April Dawn Warren Guccione (? - 20 October 2010) (his death)

Trivia (7)

Publisher of Penthouse magazine, which he founded in 1965 (began publishing in England in 1965 and publishing in the U.S. in 1969).
Children: Tonina Guccione, Bob Guccione Jr.,Anthony Guccione and Nicholas Guccione.
Owner and chairman of General Media International, Inc. (GMI - New York).
Attended high school at Blair Academy, a prep school in Blairstown, New Jersey.
Considered, but rejected, entering the priesthood.
Father was an accountant.
Was of Silician descent.

Personal Quotes (2)

[on Ken Russell] An arrogant, self-centered, petulant individual. I don't say this in any demeaning way.
I don't think that Dick Nixon or Gerald Ford have the right, the intelligence, the know - how or the talent to control anything other than their own bowel movements, and even that's somewhat in doubt.

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