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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 56 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

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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 | 29 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:

I agree with my father that the foundation of a healthy, prosperous and relatively free society is capitalism. The whole Alexander Hamilton idea of capitalism was to make the country grow, and he was essentially right that banks could be used to make the country grow, because we need capital and we need credit. And that is fundamental, and somehow people when they attack Wall Street so blindly, ... See more »

Trivia:

Has sought Warren Beatty for three of his movies (Wall Street (1987), Nixon (1995) and W. (2008)). Beatty declined them all, and the roles went to Anthony Hopkins, Michael Douglas and James Cromwell respectively. Hopkins and Douglas received Oscar nominations for their roles. 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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