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William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946) is an American film director and screenwriter. Stone became known in the late 1980s and the early 1990s for directing a series of films about the Vietnam War, in which he had participated as an American infantry soldier. His work frequently focuses on contemporary political and cultural issues, often controversially. He has received three Academy Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay for Midnight Express (1978), and Best Director for Platoon (1986) and Born on the Fourth of July (1989). The British newspaper The Guardian described him as "one of the few committed men of the left working in mainstream American cinema. " Stone's movies often use many different cameras and film formats, including VHS, 8 mm film, and 70 mm film. He sometimes uses several formats in a single scene, as in Natural Born Killers (1994) and JFK (1991).

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Oliver Stone

Born 1946-09-15 (75 years ago) in New York City, New York, USA.
Height 183 centimeters.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture (JFK) 49th Golden Globe Awards 1991 JFK
DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film (Born on the Fourth of July) 42nd Directors Guild of America Awards 1989 Född Den Fjärde Juli
Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (Born on the Fourth of July) 47th Golden Globe Awards 1989 Född Den Fjärde Juli
Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture (Born on the Fourth of July) 47th Golden Globe Awards 1989 Född Den Fjärde Juli
Academy Award for Best Director (Born on the Fourth of July) 62nd Academy Awards 1989 Född Den Fjärde Juli
BAFTA Award for Best Direction (Platoon) 1988 British Academy Film and Television Awards 1988 Plutonen
Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture (Platoon) 44th Golden Globe Awards 1986 Plutonen
DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film (Platoon) 39th Directors Guild of America Awards 1986 Plutonen
Academy Award for Best Director (Platoon) 59th Academy Awards 1986 Plutonen
Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (Midnight Express) 36th Golden Globe Awards 1978 Midnight Express
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay (Nixon) 68th Academy Awards 1995 Nixon
Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay (JFK) 64th Academy Awards 1991 JFK
Academy Award for Best Picture (JFK) 64th Academy Awards 1991 JFK
Academy Award for Best Director (JFK) 64th Academy Awards 1991 JFK
Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay (Born on the Fourth of July) 62nd Academy Awards 1989 Född Den Fjärde Juli
Academy Award for Best Director (Born on the Fourth of July) 62nd Academy Awards 1989 Född Den Fjärde Juli
Academy Award for Best Picture (Born on the Fourth of July) 62nd Academy Awards 1989 Född Den Fjärde Juli
Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay (Salvador) 59th Academy Awards 1986 Salvador
Academy Award for Best Director (Platoon) 59th Academy Awards 1986 Plutonen
Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay (Platoon) 59th Academy Awards 1986 Plutonen
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Sun-jung Jung(Gifta: 1996-01-16–) 1996-01-16 Gifta
Elizabeth Stone(Gifta: 1981-06-06–1993-01-07) 1981-06-06 1993-01-07 Gifta
Najwa Sarkis(Gifta: 1971-05-22–1977-05-10) 1971-05-22 1977-05-10 Gifta
Children

Sean Stone, Tara Chong Stone, Michael Jack Stone

Parents

Louis Stone, Jacqueline Goddet

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William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946) is an American film director and screenwriter. Stone became known in the late 1980s and the early 1990s for directing a series of films about the Vietnam War, in which he had participated as an American infantry soldier. His work frequently focuses on contemporary political and cultural issues, often controversially. He has received three Academy Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay for Midnight Express (1978), and Best Director for Platoon (1986) and Born on the Fourth of July (1989). The British newspaper The Guardian described him as "one of the few committed men of the left working in mainstream American cinema."

Stone's movies often use many different cameras and film formats, including VHS, 8 mm film, and 70 mm film. He sometimes uses several formats in a single scene, as in Natural Born Killers (1994) and JFK (1991).

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