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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 55 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Platoon
Platoon Director
(1986)
JFK
JFK Producer
(1991)
Natural Born Killers
(1994)
Any Given Sunday
Any Given Sunday Producer
(1999)

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 2010 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (producer - uncredited)
 1999 Any Given Sunday (executive producer)
 1999 The Corruptor (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)
 1994 The New Age (executive producer)
 1993 Heaven & Earth (producer)
 1993 The Joy Luck Club (executive producer)
 1992 South Central (executive producer)
 1992 Zebrahead (executive producer)
 1991 JFK (producer)
 1991 Iron Maze (executive producer)
 1990 Reversal of Fortune (producer)
 1990 Blue Steel (producer)
 1989 Born on the Fourth of July (producer)
 1986 Salvador (producer)
 1973 Sugar Cookies (associate producer - as Oliver W. Stone)
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Other Works:

Nonfiction: "Oliver Stone: Interviews (Conversations With Filmmakers Series)" (edited by Charles L. P. Silet) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Alternate Names:

Oliver W. Stone

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his script for Scarface (1983)] Al Pacino intimidated me when I watched him in rehearsals, I saw how he turned Tony Montana into something very feral, something immigrant and hungry and decadent. See more »

Trivia:

Because of his specialty with Vietnam era period pieces, he was one of the first directors to be offered American Gangster (2007) in 2001. After long consideration, he decided to pursue making his passion project, Alexander (2004), instead. See more »

Trademark:

Typically ends his films with a closeup of a face or a couple walking away from the camera. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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