Lucio Fulci (1927–1996)


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Lucio Fulci, born in Rome in 1927, remains as controversial in death as he was in life. A gifted craftsman with a sharp tongue and a wicked sense of dark humor, Fulci achieved some measure of notoriety for his gore epics of the late 1970s and early 1980s, but respect was long in coming. Abandoning his early career as a med student, Fulci entered ... See full bio »

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(age 68) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Zombie Director
(1979)
(1982)

Filmography

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 1997 The Wax Mask (screenplay) / (story)
 1994 Voices from Beyond (screenplay) / (story)
 1992 Door to Silence (Video) (written by - as Jerry Madison)
 1990 Demonia (screenplay) / (story)
 1990 A Cat in the Brain (screenplay) / (story)
 1989 The House of Clocks (TV Movie) (story)
 1989 The Sweet House of Horrors (TV Movie) (story)
 1989/I Night Club (story)
 1988 Sodoma's Ghost (TV Movie) (screenplay) / (story)
 1988 Touch of Death (Video) (screenplay) / (story)
 1988 Zombie 3 (uncredited)
 1987 Aenigma (screenplay)
 1986 The Devil's Honey (screenplay) / (story)
 1985 La gabbia (screenplay)
 1984 Murder-Rock: Dancing Death (screenplay) / (story)
 1984 I guerrieri dell'anno 2072 (screenplay)
 1982 The New York Ripper (screenplay) / (story)
 1981 The House by the Cemetery (screenplay)
 1981 The Beyond (screenplay)
 1981 The Black Cat (screenplay)
 1980 City of the Living Dead (screenplay) / (story)
 1980 Contraband (screenplay)
 1980 Un uomo da ridere (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1980)
- Episode #1.5 (1980)
- Episode #1.4 (1980)
- Episode #1.3 (1980)
- Episode #1.2 (1980)
 1977 Murder to the Tune of the Seven Black Notes (screenplay) / (story)
 1975 Dracula in the Provinces (screenplay) / (story)
 1975 The Four of the Apocalypse... (uncredited)
 1974 Challenge to White Fang (screenplay - uncredited)
 1972 Don't Torture a Duckling (screenplay) / (story)
 1972 The Eroticist (screenplay) / (story)
 1971 A Lizard in a Woman's Skin (screenplay) / (story) / (written by)
 1969 The Conspiracy of Torture (screenplay) / (story)
 1969 One on Top of the Other (a film written by) / (screenplay) / (story)
 1969 Double Face (story)
 1968 The Two Crusaders (screenplay)
 1967 Operation St. Peter's (screenplay) / (story)
 1966 Massacre Time (screenplay collaborator - uncredited)
 1966 How to Rob the Bank of Italy (screenplay)
 1965 I due parà (screenplay)
 1964 Two Public Enemies (screenplay) / (story)
 1964 Oh! Those Most Secret Agents (screenplay - as L. Fulci)
 1964 Two Escape from Sing Sing (screenplay)
 1964 I maniaci (screenplay - as Fulci)
 1963 Gli imbroglioni (screenplay)
 1963 Uno strano tipo (writer)
 1962 I due della legione (screenplay)
 1961 Totò, Peppino e... la dolce vita (story - as L. Fulci)
 1960 Letto a tre piazze (story)
 1960 Howlers of the Dock (screenplay) / (story)
 1959 Ragazzi del Juke-Box (writer)
 1959 I ladri (screenplay) / (story)
 1958 Totò nella luna (story)
 1958 Maid, Thief and Guard (screenplay) / (story)
 1955 Piccola posta (as Fulci)
 1955 Totò all'inferno (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1954 We Stole a Tram (screenplay)
 1954 An American in Rome (screenplay) / (story)
 1954 A Day in Court (idea) / (written by)
 1953 Pittori di provincia (I macchiaioli) (Documentary short) (written by)
 1953 L'uomo la bestia e la virtù (collaboration)
 1948 Pittori italiani del dopoguerra (Documentary short)
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Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 15 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lucille Folon | L. Fulci | Louis Fulci | Fulci | Loius Fuller | H. Simon Kittay | Lucio | Jerry Madison

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Spouse:

Maria Fulci  (her death)  (3 children)

Children:

Antonella Fulci | See more »
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Personal Quote:

Cinema is everything to me. I live and breathe films -- I even eat them! See more »

Trivia:

Considered The Conspiracy of Torture (1969) and Don't Torture a Duckling (1972) to be his best films; he was also favorable towards One on Top of the Other (1969) and Murder to the Tune of the Seven Black Notes (1977). See more »

Trademark:

Makes cameo appearances in his horror films usually playing a doctor, policeman or newspaper man. See more »

Nickname:

Horror Maestro See more »

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