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1 Portrayal |
19 Interviews |
27 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Thomas Colchart | Francis Coppola | Mom & Dad | Dada | Dad | Francis
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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I think the secret of life is to not be afraid of risk. People go through life risking their money, risking losing this, risking losing that. But the truth of the matter is, there is only one risk. Because for sure you're gonna die, you are there and you're thinking about your life and you say, 'Oh, I wish I'd done this, I wish I'd done that.' That's the risk. So basically, I try to say yes more ...
As a child, his bedroom was covered with pictures of his favourite film star, Jane Powell
. When he discovered she'd married Geary Anthony Steffen, Jr., he tore them all down.
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