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16 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
19 Interviews |
24 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Thomas Colchart | Francis Coppola | Mom & Dad | Dada | Dad | Francis
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Did You Know?
There's no doubt that, by the end of The Godfather: Part II
(1974), Michael Corleone, having beaten everyone, is sitting there alone, a living corpse. There's no way that man will ever change. I admit I considered some upbeat touch at the end, but honesty - and Pacino - wouldn't let me do it.
Coppola began his winery enterprise by buying portion of historic Inglenook estate in 1975. His success in field is explored in book "A Sense of Place" by Steven Kolpan, 1999.
Often casts his own real-life extended family members in his films. In the case of the Godfather films, their characters' relationships to "Michael Corleone" often paralleled their real-life relationship to Coppola. He cast his sister, Talia Shire
, as Michael's sister Connie, and his daughter, Sofia Coppola
, as Michael's daughter Mary - named for Coppola's other daughter. In addition, Diane Keaton