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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 is considered one of the major figures of the New Hollywood filmmaking movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Coppola is the recipient of five Academy Awards, six Golden Globe Awards, two Palmes d'Or and a British Academy Film Award (BAFTA). After directing The Rain People in 1969, Coppola co-wrote Patton (1970), which earned him 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 13,140,939 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 82 in 2019). Francis Ford Coppola is the 19th most popular film director (down from 13th in 2019), the 136th most popular biography from United States (down from 106th 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 19 out of 1,581Before him are Pier Paolo Pasolini, Luchino Visconti, Luis Buñuel, Andrei Tarkovsky, Jean-Luc Godard, and Sergio Leone. After him are François Truffaut, Miloš Forman, Georges Méliès, Leni Riefenstahl, Pedro Almodóvar, and Bernardo Bertolucci.

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Among people born in 1939, Francis Ford Coppola ranks 6Before him are Terence Hill, Tina Turner, Ian McKellen, Stanislav Petrov, and Ali Khamenei. After him are Lee Harvey Oswald, Amanda Lear, Amos Oz, George Lazenby, Harvey Keitel, and Margaret Atwood.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Francis Ford Coppola ranks 136 out of 18,182Before him are Sharon Tate (1943), William Faulkner (1897), Kirk Douglas (1916), Bobby Fischer (1943), Barbra Streisand (1942), and John Adams (1735). After him are Billy the Kid (1859), Amelia Earhart (1897), Vin Diesel (1967), Thomas Kuhn (1922), Jon Voight (1938), and Steven Seagal (1952).

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), George Lucas (1944), Quentin Tarantino (1963), John Ford (1894), Tim Burton (1958), Brian De Palma (1940), and Sydney Pollack (1934).