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Mario Benedetti Net Worth

Mario Benedetti Net Worth is
$14 Million

Mario Benedetti Biography

Mario Orlando Hardy Hamlet Brenno Benedetti Farrugia (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmaɾjo βeneˈðeti] (13px ); 14 September 1920 – 17 May 2009),known as Mario Benedetti, was an Uruguayan journalist, novelist, and poet as well as being an integral member of the Generación del 45. In spite of publishing more than 80 books and being published in twenty languages he was not well known in the English-speaking world, but in the Spanish-speaking world he was considered one of Latin America's most important writers from the latter half of the 20th-century.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameMario Benedetti
Date Of BirthSeptember 14, 1920, Paso de los Toros, Uruguay
DiedMay 17, 2009, Montevideo, Uruguay
Place Of BirthPaso de los Toros, Uruguay
ProfessionWriter, Actor, Soundtrack
NationalityUruguayan
SpouseLuz López Alegre (m. 1946–2006)
ParentsBrenno Benedetti, Matilde Farrugia
SiblingsRaúl Benedetti
Wikipediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mario_Benedetti
MoviesThe Dark Side of the Heart, La noche de los feos, Wake Up Love, Sueldo/Licensia
Star SignVirgo


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1He was a prolific writer of novels, poems, short stories, and plays. His works deal with middle-class life in Uruguay. Many of his poems have been turned into popular songs.
2He was awarded Amnesty International's Golden Flame in 1986. In 1999, he won the Queen Sofia prize for Iberoamerican poetry.
3His readings of his works attracted sell-out crowds in Uruguay.
4In 1973, he joined thousands of other Uruguayans and fled the military dictatorship. He spent 12 years living in exile in Havana, Madrid, Lima, and Buenos Aires.


Quotes

#Quote
1I think the only positive thing that came from Uruguay's dictatorship was the spread of Montevideo natives around the world, and I continued writing about them from my various places of exile.


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004Salon Rouge PrizeUruguayan Film Critics Association


Filmography

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Armando2014Short writer
Pedro e o Capitán2009play Pedro y el capitán
Oblivion2007Short story
La noche de los feos2006Short
Miss Amnesia2005Short story
La tregua2003novel
Los Pocillos2001Short story by
Os Pocillos1999Short story
Historias de fútbol1997story "Puntero Izquerdo" - segment "No le crea"
Wake Up Love1996poems
Capitán-Capitán1992Short story
The Dark Side of the Heart1992poems
Miss Amnesia1991Short story
Cinco años de mi vida1988Short story
Pedro y el capitán1984story
Gracias por el fuego1984novel
La tregua1980TV Series 1 episode
Acaso irreparable1976Documentary short story
Las sorpresas1975
The Truce1974novel
Dale nomás1974story "El olvido"
Las grandes novelas1972TV Series 1 episode
El jugador de Ugo Betti1967TV Series 3 episodes

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Palabras verdaderas2006
The Dark Side of the Heart1992Poeta Aleman
La ronda de los Dientes Blancos1966

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ànima2009TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Por fin! Serrat en Chile1990TV Movie lyrics: "Defensa de la alegría", "El Sur también existe"

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Los desayunos de TVE1999TV SeriesHimself
La mandrágora1997TV SeriesHimself
Així és la vida1990TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Encuentros con las letras1980TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ànima2009TV SeriesHimself

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