Umberto Lenzi

Italian film director

Umberto Lenzi (6 August 1931 – 19 October 2017) was an Italian movie director and screenwriter. He was best known for his movies Cannibal Ferox, Nightmare City, and Ghosthouse.

Umberto Lenzi
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Umberto Lenzi at the Festival de Cine de Sitges in October 2008.
Born(1931-08-06)6 August 1931
Died(2017-10-19)19 October 2017 (aged 86)
OccupationMovie director and screenwriter
Spouse(s)Olga Pehar[1]

Lenzi died on 19 October 2017 in Rome at the age of 86.[2]


  1. Vitali, Alessandra (19 October 2017). "È morto Umberto Lenzi, papà del Monnezza e dei film più amati da Tarantino". la Repubblica (in Italian). Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  2. "Morre Umberto Lenzi, ícone do cinema policialesco italiano" (in Spanish). Istore. 19 October 2017. Retrieved 19 October 2017.

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