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Oliver Stone
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Stone at the Cannes Film Festival, 2010
Born
William Oliver Stone

September 15, 1946 (1946-09-15) (age 72)
Occupation Movie director, producer, screenwriter
Years active 1971–present
Spouse(s) Najwa Sarkis (m. 1971–1977, divorced)
Elizabeth Burkit Cox (m. 1981–1993, divorced)
Sun-jung Jung (m. 1996–present)
Children Sean, Michael, Tara

William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946) is an American movie director, producer, writer and actor. He was born in New York City and raised in Manhattan and Stamford, Connecticut. Stone became well known in the late 1980s and early 1990s for directing a series of movies about the Vietnam War. He was in the war as an infantry soldier. Stone's movies are often about political and cultural issues.

Filmography

As director

Year Film Academy Award nominations Academy Award wins Golden Globe nominations Golden Globe wins BAFTA nominations BAFTA wins
1974 Seizure
1981 The Hand
1986 Salvador 2
1986 Platoon 8 4 4 3 3 2
1987 Wall Street 1 1 1 1
1988 Talk Radio
1989 Born on the Fourth of July 8 2 5 4 2
1991 The Doors
1991 JFK 8 2 4 1 2 2
1993 Heaven & Earth 1 1
1994 Natural Born Killers 1
1995 Nixon 4 1 1
1997 U Turn
1999 Any Given Sunday
2003 Comandante
2004 Alexander
2004 Looking for Fidel
2006 World Trade Center
2008 W.
2009 South of the Border
2010 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps 1
2012 Savages

As actor

  • Battle of Love's Return (1971)
  • Platoon (1986) (cameo)
  • Wall Street (cameo) (1987)
  • The Doors (1991) (cameo)
  • Dave (cameo) (1993)
  • Any Given Sunday (1999)
  • Torrente 3: El Protector (cameo) (2005)
  • Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (cameo) (2010)
  • Graystone (film) (actor) (2011)

Screenwriter only

  • Midnight Express (1978)
  • Conan the Barbarian (with John Milius) (1982)
  • Scarface (1983)
  • Year of the Dragon (with Michael Cimino) (1985)
  • 8 Million Ways to Die (with David Lee Henry) (1985)
  • Evita (with Alan Parker) (1996)

Producer/executive producer only

  • Sugar Cookies (1973)
  • Blue Steel (1989)
  • Reversal of Fortune (1990)
  • From Hollywood to Hanoi (1992)
  • Zebrahead (1992)
  • South Central (1992)
  • Wild Palms (1993) (TV)
  • The Joy Luck Club (1993)
  • The New Age (1994)
  • Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995) (TV)
  • Freeway (1996)
  • The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
  • Cold Around the Heart (1996)
  • Killer: A Journal of Murder (1996)
  • Gravesend (1997)
  • The Last Days of Kennedy and King (1998)
  • Savior (1998)
  • The Corruptor (1999)
  • The Day Reagan Was Shot (2001) (TV)
  • Comandante (2003)
  • Persona Non Grata (2003)

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