Oliver Stone

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Oliver Stone

William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946) is an American film director, producer, and writer.Stone won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay as writer of Midnight Express (1978), and wrote the gangster movie 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oliver Stone has received more than 4,880,403 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 51st most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Oliver Stone ranks 52 out of 1,305Before him are Tinto Brass, Elia Kazan, Emir Kusturica, Jacques Tati, Sydney Pollack, and Brian De Palma. After him are Theo Angelopoulos, Claude Chabrol, Abbas Kiarostami, Roger Vadim, Terry Gilliam, and Chuck Jones.

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Among people born in 1946, Oliver Stone ranks 30Before him are Jane Birkin, Dianne Wiest, Diane Keaton, David Suchet, Emerson Fittipaldi, and Roh Moo-hyun. After him are Marianne Faithfull, Syd Barrett, José Carreras, Benny Andersson, Guus Hiddink, and Rivellino.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Oliver Stone ranks 397 out of 12,171Before him are Lawrence Kohlberg (1927), Martin Cooper (1928), Jim Mattis (1950), William G. Morgan (1870), Murray Gell-Mann (1929), and Irvin D. Yalom (1931). After him are Benjamin Harrison (1833), Margaret Mead (1901), Tom Clancy (1947), Geraldine Chaplin (1944), Allen Ginsberg (1926), and Man Ray (1890).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Oliver Stone ranks 13Before him are John Ford (1894), Quentin Tarantino (1963), David Lynch (1946), Tim Burton (1958), Sydney Pollack (1934), and Brian De Palma (1940). After him are Terry Gilliam (1940), Chuck Jones (1912), George A. Romero (1940), Robert Zemeckis (1952), Howard Hawks (1896), and Stephen Hillenburg (1961).

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