"Oliver Stone: Interviews (Conversations With Filmmakers Series)" (edited by Charles L. P. Silet)
2 Biographical Movies |
7 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
24 Interviews |
29 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Oliver W. Stone
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
[on Alexander the Great] This was the golden boy of all history. I've been trying to make Alexander
(2004) for a long time. In 1991 with Val Kilmer
, in 1996 with Tom Cruise
. Then Colin Farrell
came along, and he was perfect. He was a tough, Tyrone Power
, barstool-looking boy from Dublin. We made him a blond, which was perfect for him, and he became Alexander.
In 2016, Oliver Stone
gave the graduate school commencement address at University of Connecticut's main campus in Storrs. He told the graduates of his academic failures that led him to drop out of Yale University before starting fresh at a different university and ultimately launching a successful film career. Stone told graduates he flunked out of Yale, where former President George W. Bush was ...
His films often represent his left-wing and government critical political views