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5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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(1992)] We developed that script, David Peoples and I. We worked on it for months. The film was made based on that script we finished. Nobody wanted to make it. I'd even sent it to Clint Eastwood
to act in it. I don't know whether he read it. Finally after two or three years of paying the options, I let it go and then Clint picked it up.
Was voted the 21st Greatest Director of all time by Entertainment Weekly.
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