Person Details

Birthday: 1939-04-07 21:40:32

Aliases: Фрэнсис Форд Коппола , فرانسيس فورد كوبولا , 弗朗西斯·科波拉 , ฟรานซิส ฟอร์ด คอปโปลา , フランシス・フォード・コッポラ , 프랜시스 포드 코폴라 , Thomas Colchart , Francis Coppola

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan, USA

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Movie Involvements: 127

TV Involvements: 7


Most Famous Work

Biography

Francis Ford Coppola  (born April 7, 1939) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. He is widely acclaimed as one of Hollywood's most celebrated and influential film directors. He epitomized the group of filmmakers known as the New Hollywood, which included George Lucas, Martin Scorsese, Robert Altman, Woody Allen and William Friedkin, who emerged in the early 1970s with unconventional ideas that challenged contemporary filmmaking. He co-authored the script for Patton, winning the Academy Award in 1970. His directorial fame escalated with the release of The Godfather in 1972. The film revolutionized movie-making in the gangster genre, garnering universal laurels from critics and public alike. It went on to win three Academy Awards, including his second, which he won for Best Adapted Screenplay, and it was instrumental in cementing his position as one of the prominent American film directors. Coppola followed it with an equally successful sequel The Godfather Part II, which became the first ever sequel to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. The film received yet higher praises than its predecessor, and gave him three Academy Awards—for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Director and Best Picture. In the same year was released The Conversation, which he directed, produced and wrote. The film went on to win the Palme d'Or at the 1974 Cannes Film Festival. His next directorial venture was Apocalypse Now in 1979, and it was as notorious for its lengthy and troubled production as it was critically acclaimed for its vivid and stark depiction of the Vietnam War. It won his second Palme d'Or at the 1979 Cannes Film Festival. Although some of Coppola's ventures in the 1980s and early 1990s were critically lauded, Coppola's later work has not met the same level of critical and commercial success as his '70s films. Description above from the Wikipedia article Francis Ford Coppola, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Most Famous Work

The Godfather
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9

The Godfather

(1972) Screenplay
The Godfather: Part II
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9

The Godfather: Part II

(1974) Screenplay
Apocalypse Now
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8

Apocalypse Now

(1979) Writer
Dracula
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7

Dracula

(1992) Producer
The Godfather: Part III
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7

The Godfather: Part III

(1990) Screenplay
The Virgin Suicides
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7

The Virgin Suicides

(1999) Producer
Jeepers Creepers
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6

Jeepers Creepers

(2001) Executive Producer
Sleepy Hollow
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7

Sleepy Hollow

(1999) Executive Producer

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2019 Himself
2018 Himself
N/A
N/A
Himself
2017 Himself
Himself
Himself
Himself
2016 N/A
Himself
2015 Himself
Himself (archive footage)
2014 Himself - Filmmaker (archive footage)
Himself
N/A
Himself
2013 Himself
Himself
Himself
2012 Himself
2010 Himself (archive footage)
2009 Himself
2008 Himself
2007 Himself
2006 (archive footage)
2004 Himself
Himself
2003 Himself
Himself
2002 Himself (archive footage)
2000 N/A
1999 Himself
Himself
1998 Himself
1995 Himself
1994 Himself
Himself
Himself
1993 N/A
1992 Himself
himself
Himself
1991 Himself
1990 Himself
Himself
Himself
1989 Himself
1986 himself
1982 Himself
Himself
1981 Himself
Himself
1979 Director of TV Crew (uncredited)
1975 N/A
Himself
1971 Himself
1968 Himself
N/A
1962 Army truck driver
1953 N/A
Himself
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2015 Director
2014 Director
2011 Director
2009 Director
2007 Director
2001 Director
1997 Director
1996 Director
1992 Director
Director
1990 Director
1989 Director
1988 Director
1987 Director
Director
1986 Director
Director
1984 Director
1983 Director
Director
1982 Director
1981 Director
1979 Director
1977 Director
1974 Director
Director
1972 Director
1969 Director
1968 Director
1966 Director
1963 Director
Director
1962 Director
Assistant Director
Director
1959 Director
1956 Director
Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

Writing

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2013 Executive Producer
2012 Executive Producer
2011 Producer
2010 Executive Producer
2009 Producer
2007 Producer
2006 Executive Producer
2004 Executive Producer
2003 Producer
Executive Producer
2002 Executive Producer
2001 Executive Producer
Executive Producer
1999 Producer
Executive Producer
Executive Producer
Producer
1998 Executive Producer
Executive Producer
1996 Producer
1995 Executive Producer
Executive Producer
1994 Producer
Producer
1993 Executive Producer
1992 Producer
Executive Producer
1990 Producer
Producer
1987 Executive Producer
Executive Producer
Executive Producer
1985 Executive Producer
1983 Executive Producer
Executive Producer
1982 Executive Producer
Executive Producer
1980 Executive Producer
1979 Executive Producer
Producer
1977 Producer
1974 Producer
Producer
1973 Producer
Executive Producer
1972 Executive Producer
1971 Executive Producer
1968 Producer
1959 Associate Producer
Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Crew

Year Role Movie/Tv
2003 Thanks
1993 Thanks
1987 Presenter
Year Role Movie/Tv

Sound

Year Role Movie/Tv
1979 Original Music Composer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Camera

Year Role Movie/Tv
1956 Director of Photography
Year Role Movie/Tv

Editing

Year Role Movie/Tv
1956 Editor
Year Role Movie/Tv

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