Francis Ford Coppola

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Francis Ford Coppola (; Italian: [ˈkɔppola]; born April 7, 1939) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He was a central figure in the New Hollywood filmmaking movement of the 1960s and 1970s. His accolades include five Academy Awards, six Golden Globe Awards, two Palmes d'Or, and a British Academy Film Award. After directing The Rain People in 1969, Coppola co-wrote Patton (1970), earning the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay along with Edmund H. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francis Ford Coppola has received more than 10,193,864 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 78 in 2019). Francis Ford Coppola is the 13th most popular film director, the 106th most popular biography from United States (up from 108th in 2019) and the 5th most popular American Film Director.

Francis Ford Coppola is most famous for directing the Godfather trilogy, which includes The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, and The Godfather Part III.

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Among film directors, Francis Ford Coppola ranks 13 out of 1,580Before him are Roman Polanski, Ingmar Bergman, Federico Fellini, Woody Allen, Sergei Eisenstein, and Sergio Leone. After him are Andrei Tarkovsky, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Ridley Scott, Leni Riefenstahl, Luchino Visconti, and Luis Buñuel.

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Among people born in 1939, Francis Ford Coppola ranks 4Before him are Terence Hill, Tina Turner, and Ian McKellen. After him are Ali Khamenei, Lee Harvey Oswald, Reuven Rivlin, Stanislav Petrov, Amos Oz, Harvey Keitel, Amanda Lear, and Gro Harlem Brundtland.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Francis Ford Coppola ranks 106 out of 15,968Before him are Frank Lloyd Wright (1867), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), Joan Baez (1941), Gerald Ford (1913), Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), and Chuck Norris (1940). After him are Harrison Ford (1942), David Rockefeller (1915), Isadora Duncan (1877), Jim Morrison (1943), Sitting Bull (1831), and Douglas MacArthur (1880).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Francis Ford Coppola ranks 5Before him are Steven Spielberg (1946), Martin Scorsese (1942), Stanley Kubrick (1928), and Woody Allen (1935). After him are David Lynch (1946), Quentin Tarantino (1963), George Lucas (1944), Brian De Palma (1940), John Ford (1894), Sydney Pollack (1934), and Tim Burton (1958).