Steven Spielberg facts
Spielberg at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival
|Born||Steven Allan Spielberg
December 18, 1946
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
|Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Education||Saratoga High School|
|Alma mater||California State University, Long Beach|
|Occupation||Film director, film producer|
|Notable work||Close Encounters of the Third Kind, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Jaws, Jurassic Park, Lincoln, Munich, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Saving Private Ryan, Schindler's List, Catch Me If You Can|
|Home town||Haddon Township, New Jersey|
|Net worth||$3.2 billion (2012)|
|Spouse(s)||Amy Irving (m. 1985–1989)
Kate Capshaw (m. 1991–present)
He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He started his movie career learning to direct in 1975. He was raised in Haddon Township, New Jersey. Spielberg studied at Saratoga High School. He went to California State University, Long Beach.
Spielberg started his career learning how to direct in 1963. His first movies include Jaws, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones, and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. His later movies include Saving Private Ryan and Munich.
Spielberg helped establish the PG-13 rating for the Motion Picture Association of America.
Spielberg won two Academy Awards for best director. These two awards were for Schindler's List and Saving Private Ryan. In 1986, he won the BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award, a Lifetime Achievement Award. He has been nominated and has won several other awards.
Movies by Steven Spielberg
- The Adventures of Tintin: Prisoners of the Sun (2015)
- Jurassic World (2014)
- Lincoln (2012)
- Men in Black 3 (2012)
- War Horse (2011)
- The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
- Real Steel (2011)
- Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
- Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
- Super 8 (2011)
- Paul (2011)
- True Grit (2010)
- Hereafter (2010)
- Hollywood Don't Surf! (2010)
- The Lovely Bones (2009)
- Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
- Eagle Eye (2008)
- Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
- Dhil Maree Tur Teener Chale (2006)
- Munich (2005)
- War of the Worlds (2005)
- The Terminal (2004)
- Catch Me If You Can (2002)
- Minority Report (2002)
- A.I.: Artificial Intelligence (2001)
- Saving Private Ryan (1998) (Academy Award, Best Director)
- The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
- Amistad (1997)
- Schindler's List (1993) (Academy Award, Best Director, Best Picture)
- Jurassic Park (1993)
- Hook (1991)
- Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
- Always (1989)
- Empire of the Sun (1987)
- The Color Purple (1985)
- Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
- Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) segment: Kick the Can
- E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
- Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
- 1941 (1979)
- Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
- Jaws (1975)
- The Sugarland Express (1974)
Steven Spielberg and Chandran Rutnam on a location in Sri Lanka during the filming of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
Spielberg in 2011, at the Paris premiere of The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn.
Former President Clinton with Spielberg as he accepts the 2009 Liberty Award in Philadelphia
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