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Oliver Stone

Name in Native Language: "William Oliver Stone" (English/EN)
Film Director / Screenwriter / Actor / Film Producer | * 09/15/1946 (75) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
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William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. Stone won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay as writer of Midnight Express (1978), and wrote the gangster film remake Scarface (1983). Stone achieved prominence as writer and director of the war drama Platoon (1986), which won Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture. Platoon was the first in a trilogy of films based on the Vietnam War, in which Stone served as an infantry soldier. He continued the series with Born on the Fourth of July (1989)—for which Stone won his second Best Director Oscar—and Heaven & Earth (1993). Stone's other works include the Salvadoran Civil War-based drama ()
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William Oliver Stone is an American film director and screenwriter. Stone became known in the late 1980s and the early 1990s for directing a series of films about the Vietnam War, in which he had participated as an American infantry soldier. His work frequently focuses on contemporary political and cultural issues, often controversially. He has received three Academy Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay for Midnight Express (1978), and Best Director for Platoon (1986) and Born on the Fourth of July (1989). The British newspaper The Guardian described him as "one of the few committed men of the left working in mainstream American cinema."Stone's movies often use many different cameras and film formats, including VHS, 8 mm film, and 70 mm film. He sometimes uses several formats in a single scene, as in Natural Born Killers (1994) and JFK (1991).

Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Drama | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Oliver Stone

Bronze Star Medal Purple Heart Writers Guild of America Awards Commander of The Order of Ouissam Alaouite Donostia Award Directors Guild of America Awards 2x Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay Air Medal National Defense Service Medal Vietnam Service Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal Combat Infantryman Badge Golden Globe Awards Golden Bear Silver Bear BAFTA Award for Best Direction Officier Des Arts Et Des Lettres‎ Commendation Medal Academy Awards Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame 3x Academy Award for Best Director 3x Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay 3x Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay 2x Academy Award for Best Picture Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay

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Movies with Oliver Stone as Actor(56)

as himself2019 Revealing Ukraine
as Himself - Director2019 Sword-and-Sandal
2018 Mooch
as himself2017 Ukraine on Fire
as himself2015 Brand: A Second Coming
as himself2014 The Weight of Chains 2
as himself2014 Hollywood Banker
as himself2013 Milius
as himself2012 Castro in Winter
as The Interrogator2012 Savages: The Interrogations
as himself2012 Casting By
as himself2012 Casting By
as Oliver2012 Greystone Park
as Himself (archive footage)2011 The Undefeated
as himself2011 Turning Like Clockwork
as himself2009 South of the Border
as himself2007 Cannes: All Access
as Betrunkener2005 Torrente 3: The Protector
as Inglés borracho2005 Torrente 3: The Protector
as himself2004 Looking For Fidel
as himself2003 Comandante
as himself2003 Persona Non Grata
as Tug Kowalski - TV Announcer #11999 Any Given Sunday
as Young Winterman1998 Monk Dawson
as himself1997 The Road of Excess
as himself1993 Dave
as himself1993 The Last Party
as UCLA Film Professor1991 The Doors
as News Reporter1989 Born on the Fourth of July
as Trader - Office1987 Wall Street
as Alpha Company Major in Bunker (uncredited)1986 Platoon
as War Veteran1971 Last Year in Viet Nam

TV Shows/Series with Oliver Stone as Actor(6)

as Himself (archive footage)2019 1994
as himself2007 Captured
as himself1998 Independent Focus

Movies with Oliver Stone as Crew(82)

Production/Executive Producer2017 Ukraine on Fire
Directing/Director2016 Snowden
Writing/Screenplay2016 Snowden
Directing/Director2014 Mi Amigo Hugo
Directing/Director2012 Castro in Winter
Directing/Director2012 Savages: The Interrogations
Directing/Director2012 Savages
Writing/Screenplay2012 Savages
Directing/Director2011 Bubblegum and Broken Fingers
Directing/Director2010 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
Production/Producer2010 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
Directing/Director2009 South of the Border
Directing/Director2008 W.
Directing/Director2006 World Trade Center
Directing/Director2004 Looking For Fidel
Writing/Writer2004 Looking For Fidel
Directing/Director2004 Alexander
Production/Producer2004 Alexander
Writing/Screenplay2004 Alexander
Directing/Director2003 Comandante
Production/Producer2003 Comandante
Directing/Director2003 Persona Non Grata
Production/Executive Producer2001 The Day Reagan Was Shot
Production/Executive Producer1999 The Corruptor
Directing/Director1999 Any Given Sunday
Production/Executive Producer1999 Any Given Sunday
Writing/Screenplay1999 Any Given Sunday
Production/Producer1998 Savior
Production/Executive Producer1997 Gravesend
Production/Executive Producer1997 Cold Around the Heart
Directing/Director1997 U Turn
Production/Producer1996 The People vs. Larry Flynt
Writing/Screenplay1996 Evita
Production/Executive Producer1996 Freeway
Directing/Director1995 Nixon
Production/Producer1995 Nixon
Writing/Screenplay1995 Nixon
Directing/Director1994 Natural Born Killers
Writing/Screenplay1994 Natural Born Killers
Production/Executive Producer1993 The Joy Luck Club
Directing/Director1993 Heaven & Earth
Production/Producer1993 Heaven & Earth
Writing/Screenplay1993 Heaven & Earth
Directing/Director1991 The Doors
Writing/Writer1991 The Doors
Production/Executive Producer1991 Iron Maze
Directing/Director1991 JFK
Production/Producer1991 JFK
Writing/Screenplay1991 JFK
Production/Producer1990 Blue Steel
Production/Producer1990 Reversal of Fortune
Directing/Director1989 Born on the Fourth of July
Production/Producer1989 Born on the Fourth of July
Writing/Screenplay1989 Born on the Fourth of July
Directing/Director1988 Talk Radio
Writing/Screenplay1988 Talk Radio
Directing/Director1987 Wall Street
Writing/Writer1987 Wall Street
Writing/Screenplay1986 8 Million Ways to Die
Directing/Director1986 Platoon
Writing/Screenplay1986 Platoon
Directing/Director1986 Salvador
Production/Producer1986 Salvador
Writing/Scenario Writer1986 Salvador
Writing/Writer1986 Salvador
Writing/Screenplay1985 Year of the Dragon
Writing/Screenplay1983 Scarface
Writing/Screenplay1982 Conan the Barbarian
Directing/Director1981 The Hand
Writing/Screenplay1981 The Hand
Writing/Screenplay1978 Midnight Express
Directing/Director1974 Seizure
Editing/Editor1974 Seizure
Writing/Screenplay1974 Seizure
Production/Producer1973 Sugar Cookies
Directing/Director1971 Last Year in Viet Nam
Editing/Editor1971 Last Year in Viet Nam
Writing/Writer1971 Last Year in Viet Nam
Crew/Cinematography1971 Last Year in Viet Nam

TV Shows/Series with Oliver Stone as Crew(4)

Directing/Director2007 Captured
Writing/Screenplay2007 Captured
Production/Producer1993 Wild Palms
Production/Executive Producer1993 Wild Palms

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Oliver William Stone
Born: Sunday, 09/15 1946 (September) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 75 years + 10 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN), French (FR)
Educated at: New York University Tisch School of the Arts, Trinity School, The Hill School, Yale University
Spouses (current/former): Sun-jung Jung, Elizabeth Burkit Cox, Najwa Sarkis
Children: Sean Stone
Mother: Jacqueline Goddet
Other names for Oliver Stone (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Oliver W. Stone"
"奧利華·史東"
"Оливер Стоун"
"โอลิเวอร์ สโตน"
"أوليفر ستون"
"オリバー・ストーン"
"올리버 스톤"
"William Oliver Stone"
"Όλιβερ Στόουν"
Oliver Stone frequently works together with these people:
Wylie Stateman (13x, Crew)
Robert Richardson (12x, Crew)
Fernando Sulichin (12x, Crew)
Martin Scorsese (11x, Actor)
Billy Hopkins (10x, Crew)
Clayton Townsend (10x, Crew)
Robert S. Wilson (9x, Crew)
John C. McGinley (8x, Actor)
Charles Kiselyak (8x, Crew)
Bruce Wagner (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1201, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/02/2021