No photo available. Represent Manuel Puig? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 181,360 this week

Manuel Puig (1932–1990)

Manuel Puig was born on December 28, 1932 in General Villegas Partido, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. He was a writer and actor, known for Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985), Boquitas pintadas (1974) and The Other (1986). He died on July 22, 1990 in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico. See full bio »

Get Streaming for the Holidays

Revisit cherished classics and discover new titles. We're serving up what you need to stay warm and full of cheer all season long.

Visit our Holiday Streaming section

IMDb Asks: Lisa Edelstein

On Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT, IMDb Asks brings you a livestream Q&A and online chat with Lisa Edelstein, star of "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce." Tune in to to participate in the live conversation and even ask a question yourself. The livestream is best viewed on laptops, desktops, and tablets.

Tune in for the one-on-one interview

On Amazon Video

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Manuel Puig's work have you seen?

User Polls


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (7 credits)
 1996 Función de noche (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- El beso de la mujer araña (1996) ... (novel)
 1986 The Other
 1985 Kiss of the Spider Woman (based on the novel by)
 1982 Pubis Angelical (novel)
 1978 Hell Without Limits (uncredited)
 1974 Boquitas pintadas (novel)
 1972 Teatro de siempre (TV Series) (1 episode)
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
 1985 Kiss of the Spider Woman (lyrics: "JE ME MOQUE DE L'AMOUR")
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
 2008 Tangled Web: Making Kiss of the Spider Woman (Video documentary)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Kiss of the Spider Woman" (filmed as Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)) See more »

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Vittorio De Sica] He was somebody who wanted to make life a 24-hour pleasure.

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss Manuel Puig on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page