Dario Argento is an Italian filmmaker. He has made a distinctive mark for himself in the field of horror genre. He has been inspired by Ingmar Bergman, The Brothers Grimm and Edgar Allan Poe. He is also named as ‘the Italian Hitchcock’. He was born to an Italian film producer father and model mother. He started writing screenplays. He worked with Bernardo Bertolucci and Sergio Leone and this amazing combination gave birth to the Classic Once Upon a Time. He made his directorial debut with the stylish L'Uccello dalle piume di cristallo (The Bird with the Crystal Plumage). His best films include Profondo rosso (Deep Red or The Hatchet Murders), Tenebre (Unsane) and Susperia.
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Film director, producer, screenwriter
Other names: Sirio Bernadotte