Francis Ford Coppola

Born:  April 7, 1939, Detroit, Michigan

 

1959:  The Sky Calls

1962:  The Bellboy and the Playgirls, Tonight For Sure

1963:  The Terror, Dementia 13

1966:  You’re A Big Boy Now

1968:  Finian’s Rainbow

1969:  The Rain People

1972:  The Godfather

1974:  The ConversationThe Godfather Part II

1979:  Apocalypse Now

1981:  One From The Heart

1983:  Rumble Fish

1984:  The Cotton Club

1986:  Peggy Sue Got Married

1987:  Gardens of Stone

1988:  Tucker: The Man and His Dream

1989:  New York Stories

1990:  The Godfather Part III

1992:  Bram Stoker’s Dracula

1996:  Jack

1997:  The Rainmaker

2007:  Youth Without Youth

2009:  Tetro

2011:  Twixt

2016:  Distant Vision

 

Academy Awards:  Best Screenplay, Patton (1970); The Godfather (1972); Best Picture, The Godfather Part II (1974); Best Director, The Godfather Part II (1974); Best Screenplay, The Godfather Part II (1974); Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award (2010)
Nominations:  Best Director, The Godfather (1972); Best Picture, American Graffiti (1973); The Conversation (1974); Best Screenplay, The Conversation (1974); Best Picture, Apocalypse Now (1979); Best Director, Apocalypse Now (1979); Best Screenplay, Apocalypse Now (1979); Best Picture, The Godfather Part III (1990); Best Director, The Godfather Part III (1990)

Berlin Film Festival Award:  Berlinale Camera (1991)

Cannes Film Festival Award:  Palme D’Or, The Conversation (1974); Apocalypse Now (1979) (tie)
Nomination:  In Competition, You’re A Big Boy Now (1967)

Golden Globe Awards:  Best Director, The Godfather (1972); Best Screenplay, The Godfather (1972); Best Director, Apocalypse Now (1979); Best Original Score, Apocalypse Now (1979)
Nominations:  Best Director, The Conversation (1974); The Godfather Part II (1974); Best Screenplay, The Conversation (1974); The Godfather Part II (1974); Best Director, The Cotton Club (1984); The Godfather Part III (1990); Best Screenplay, The Godfather Part III (1990)

Venice Film Festival Award:  Career Golden Lion (1992)

 

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