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Oliver Stone (I)


Oliver Stone has become known as a master of controversial subjects and a legendary film maker. His films are filled with a variety of film angles and styles, he pushes his actors to give Oscar-worthy performances, and despite his failures, has always returned to success. William Oliver Stone was born in New York City, to Jacqueline (Goddet) and ... See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 49 wins & 43 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Snowden Files (producer) (pre-production)
  The Emir Abd El-Kader (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2012-2013 The Untold History of the United States (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Chapter 10: Bush & Obama - Age of Terror (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 6: JFK - To the Brink (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2010 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (producer - uncredited)
 2004 Alexander (producer)
 2003 Comandante (Documentary) (producer)
 2001 The Day Reagan Was Shot (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1999 Any Given Sunday (executive producer)
 1999 The Corruptor (executive producer)
 1998 The Last Days of Kennedy and King (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1998 Savior (producer)
 1997 Cold Around the Heart (executive producer)
 1996 The People vs. Larry Flynt (producer)
 1996 Freeway (executive producer)
 1995 Nixon (producer)
 1995 Killer: A Journal of Murder (executive producer)
 1995 Indictment: The McMartin Trial (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1994 The New Age (executive producer)
 1993 Heaven & Earth (producer)
 1993 The Joy Luck Club (executive producer)
 1993 Wild Palms (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- Hello, I Must Be Going (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Hungry Ghosts (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Rising Sons (1993) ... (executive producer)
- The Floating World (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Everything Must Go (1993) ... (executive producer)
 1992 South Central (executive producer)
 1992 Zebrahead (executive producer)
 1991 JFK (producer)
 1991 Iron Maze (executive producer)
 1990 Reversal of Fortune (producer)
 1989 Born on the Fourth of July (producer)
 1989 Blue Steel (producer)
 1986 Salvador (producer)
 1973 Sugar Cookies (associate producer - as Oliver W. Stone)
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Show Show Self (168 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Nonfiction: "Oliver Stone's USA: Film, History, and Controversy" (edited by Robert Brent Toplin) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 7 Print Biographies | 24 Interviews | 28 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Oliver W. Stone

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Stanley Kubrick] The most interesting aspect of a scene is "controlled uncertainty". That's what Kubrick got. Everybody else would shoot pretty conventionally, but when I saw [Jean-Luc Godard] or Kubrick, in that period when I was studying film with more intensity, there was an unpredictability about Stanley Kubrick. Even as a kid, I didn't know what he would do next. It's the way Kubrick ... See more »

Trivia:

Had previously directed 6 of the acting nominees of the 81st Academy Awards: Sean Penn, Angelina Jolie, Viola Davis, Josh Brolin, Michael Shannon, and Robert Downey Jr. as well as having worked as screenwriter for Mickey Rourke. He directed Brolin and Shannon in W. (2008) that same year (although Shannon's scene was cut). See more »

Trademark:

Shoots the majority of his films on location, often using practical settings. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo