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Umberto Lenzi (I) (1931–2017)

Born in Massa Marittima, Italy on August 6, 1931, Umberto Lenzi was a movie enthusiast since his early grade school years. During those years, he founded various film fan clubs while studying law. Lenzi started out as a journalist for various local newspapers and magazines. Lenzi put off his law studies to pursue the technical arts of filmmaking ... See full bio »


(age 86) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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 1993 Craving Desire (uncredited)
 1991 Black Demons (story)
 1989 Hitcher in the Dark (story - as Humphrey Humbert)
 1989 House of Lost Souls (TV Movie) (screenplay) / (story)
 1989 The House of Witchcraft (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1989 The Hell's Gate (Video) (story)
 1989 Nightmare Beach (screenplay - as Harry Kirkpatrick) / (story - as Harry Kirkpatrick)
 1988 Primal Rage (written by - as Harry Kirkpatrick)
 1988 Striker (screenplay by) / (story by)
 1988 Ghosthouse (story - as Humphrey Humbert)
 1987 Wartime (screenplay) / (story)
 1986 Bridge to Hell (screenplay)
 1983 Ironmaster (uncredited)
 1981 Cannibal Ferox (screenplay) / (story)
 1980 Eaten Alive! (story and screenplay)
 1979 Scusi, lei è normale? (writer)
 1979 From Corleone to Brooklyn (screenplay) / (story)
 1979 From Hell to Victory (story - as Hank Milestone)
 1978 Brothers Till We Die (story and screenplay)
 1978 The Biggest Battle (screenplay) / (story)
 1977 The Cynic, the Rat and the Fist (screenplay)
 1976 Tough Cop (screenplay)
 1976 The Tough Ones (story)
 1975 The Manhunt
 1975 Eyeball (screenplay) / (story)
 1974 Spasmo (screenplay)
 1973 Gang War in Milan (screenplay)
 1972 Knife of Ice (screenplay) / (story)
 1972 Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (screenplay) / (story)
 1971 Oasis of Fear (screenplay) / (story)
 1969 Paranoia (story) / (writer)
 1969 Tarzan in the Golden Grotto (screenplay)
 1968 Il figlio di Aquila Nera (story)
 1967 Desert Commandos (screenplay) / (story)
 1966 Kriminal (screenplay) / (story)
 1966 Last Man to Kill (screenplay)
 1966 The Spy Who Loved Flowers (screenplay) / (story)
 1965 SuperSeven Calling Cairo (novel: "S7 Calling Cairo" - as H. Humbert) / (screenplay)
 1965 008: Operation Exterminate (screenplay - as Humphrey Humbert) / (story)
 1964 Three Sergeants of Bengal (story - as Humphrey Humbert)
 1963 Sandokan the Great (writer)
 1963 Samson and the Slave Queen (writer)
 1963 Le verdi bandiere di Allah (screenplay) / (story)
 1963 Invincible Masked Rider (writer)
 1963 Catherine of Russia (writer)
 1958 An Italian in Greece (writer)
 1956 Ragazzi di Trastevere (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
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Other Works:

Wrote several mystery novels set in the 1930s and '40s, involving real-life characters of the Italian film industry and his own life experiences.

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Alternate Names:

Bob Collins | H. Humbert | Humphrey Humbert | Harry Kirkpatrick | Bert Lenzi | Umberto Linzi | Humphrey Logan | Humphrey Longan | Hank Milestone | Humphrey Milestone


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Claimed to be upset that he was best known as a director of graphic horror and exploitation films, stating that he preferred to be remembered for his more mainstream and star-studded movies. See more »

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