Francis Ford Coppola

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Francis Ford Coppola

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, and is widely considered to be one of the greatest filmmakers of all time.After directing The Rain People in 1969, Coppola co-wrote Patton (1970), earning the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay along with Edmund H. North. Coppola's reputation as a filmmaker was cemented with the release of The Godfather (1972). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francis Ford Coppola has received more than 8,010,318 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 13th most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Francis Ford Coppola ranks 13 out of 1,305Before him are Hayao Miyazaki, Woody Allen, Sergei Eisenstein, Roman Polanski, Pier Paolo Pasolini, and Sergio Leone. After him are Ridley Scott, Luchino Visconti, Jean-Luc Godard, Leni Riefenstahl, Martin Scorsese, and Luis Buñuel.

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

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Francis Ford Coppola ranks 108 out of 12,171Before him are Johnny Cash (1932), Michael Douglas (1944), Sitting Bull (1831), Grace Kelly (1929), Harrison Ford (1942), and Steven Seagal (1952). After him are William Faulkner (1897), Katharine Hepburn (1907), Douglas MacArthur (1880), Barack Obama (1961), Dick Cheney (1941), and Martin Scorsese (1942).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Francis Ford Coppola ranks 4Before him are Steven Spielberg (1946), Stanley Kubrick (1928), and Woody Allen (1935). After him are Martin Scorsese (1942), George Lucas (1944), John Ford (1894), Quentin Tarantino (1963), David Lynch (1946), Tim Burton (1958), Sydney Pollack (1934), and Brian De Palma (1940).

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