Veteran Filmmaker and Influential Director
Francis Ford Coppola
Born: April 7 , 1939
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)
Steven Spielberg , Martin Scorsese , Brian De Palma , George Lucas and Coppola
On set of Apocalypse Now
With young Sofia Ford Coppola.
Creating what some calls The best film of all time