Filmmaker: Francis Ford Coppola

Veteran Filmmaker and Influential Director

Francis Ford Coppola 

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Born: April 7 , 1939

From: California

Education : Great Neck North High School

Alma Mater : UCLA

Occupation: Director, Producer, Writer.

 

This filmmaker is the man behind the masterclass The Godfather. Winner of 5 Academy Awards , 3 for The Godfather II  and the other 2 for  The Godfather and Patton. He is part of this new wave of directors like Martin Scorsese , Steven Spielberg and George Lucas.

 

Notable Work :

The Bellboy and the Playgirls ( 1962)

The Rain People (1969) 

The Godfather (1972) 

American Graffiti (1973) (producer) 

The Conversation ( 1974) 

The Godfather Part II (1974) 

Apocalypse Now ( 1979) 

The Godfather Part III ( 1990) 

Dracula (1992) 

Jack (1996) 

 

Steven Spielberg , Martin Scorsese , Brian De Palma , George Lucas and Coppola 

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On set of Apocalypse Now 

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With young Sofia Ford Coppola.

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Creating what some calls The best film of all time 

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