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Oliver Stone has become known as a master of controversial subjects and a legendary film maker. His films are filled with a variety of film angles and styles, he pushes his actors to give Oscar-worthy performances, and despite his failures, has always returned to success. William Oliver Stone was born in New York City, to Jacqueline (Goddet) and ... See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 57 wins & 50 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Platoon
Platoon Director
(1986)
JFK
JFK Director
(1991)
Natural Born Killers
(1994)

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 2018 Guantanamo (TV Series) (1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2018)
 2017 The Putin Interviews (TV Series documentary) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2017)
- Episode #1.3 (2017)
- Episode #1.2 (2017)
- Episode #1.1 (2017)
 2016 Snowden
 2014 Mi Amigo Hugo (Documentary)
 2012 Savages: The Interrogations (Video short)
 2012 Savages
 2012 Castro in Winter (Documentary)
 2009 South of the Border (Documentary)
 2008/I W.
 2004 Alexander
 2003-2004 America Undercover (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
 2003 Comandante (Documentary)
 1997 U Turn
 1995 Nixon
 1991 JFK
 1991 The Doors
 1988 Talk Radio
 1987 Wall Street
 1986 Platoon
 1986 Salvador
 1981 The Hand
 1979 Mad Man of Martinique (Short)
 1974 Seizure
 1971 Last Year in Viet Nam (Short)
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Other Works:

Nonfiction: "Oliver Stone's USA: Film, History, and Controversy" (edited by Robert Brent Toplin) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 7 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 24 Interviews | 29 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Oliver W. Stone

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Alexander the Great] This was the golden boy of all history. I've been trying to make Alexander (2004) for a long time. In 1991 with Val Kilmer, in 1996 with Tom Cruise. Then Colin Farrell came along, and he was perfect. He was a tough, Tyrone Power, barstool-looking boy from Dublin. We made him a blond, which was perfect for him, and he became Alexander. See more »

Trivia:

Took a year's absence from Yale University in 1965 to teach at a Catholic private school in Vietnam. See more »

Trademark:

Often gives the lead actors in his films a special footage-enhanced credit appearance at the ending of his films (Ex. Platoon (1986), The Doors (1991) and Nixon (1995)). See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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