Summary: Italian film director, screenwriter and critic who became a protagonist of Italian Neorealism when he started out as a film critic and screenwriter before getting writing credits for Roberto Rossellini's Germany Year Zero in 1948 and Giuseppe De Santis's 1950 film Bitter Rice, which earned him an Oscar nomination.
Cause of Death: Suicide by self-defenestration
Born: April 3, 1922
Died: October 5, 2013
Location: Rome, Italy