55 wins & 52 nominations.
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(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
"Oliver Stone: Interviews (Conversations With Filmmakers Series)" (edited by Charles L. P. Silet)
2 Biographical Movies |
7 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
24 Interviews |
28 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Oliver W. Stone
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
No man dies in vain. You die because you believe for something. You hope that the cause is worth it. And in Vietnam we have reasons to question it. But you die hopefully with honor and with courage. And you should be remembered for your sacrifice. That is not to say the war was right, but you honor the men who fought in the war.
Interviewed in "Directors Close Up: Interviews with Directors Nominated for Best Film by the Directors Guild of America", ed. by Jeremy Kagan
, Scarecrow Press, 2006.
The issues of family and fatherhood are frequently featured in his films. In JFK
(1991), D.A. Jim Garrison must juggle fatherhood with his job. In Alexander
(2004), Alexander is torn between his parents. In Natural Born Killers
(1994), both the main characters were abused by their fathers. In Platoon
(1986) and Born on the Fourth of July
(1989), the two main characters cite that they went to ...