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Oliver Stone

Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer
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Net worth 2018: $50 Million
Industry: Writers
Residence: New York City
Country: United States
BirthDay: 15 September 1946
Sigh: Libra
Height: 1.83 m
Education: The Hill School, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, Yale University, Trinity School

Oliver Stone was bornon 15 September 1946 in New York City, American, is Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer. It is very rare to find a director who is drawn more by the substance and quality of his work rather than financial benefits - Oliver Stone is one such. Stone has gained immense recognition as a director for making films on off-beat subjects like the Kennedy assassination, Vietnam War and US involvement in El Salvador. An alumnus of the New York University, Stone made his directorial debut with the horror-thriller film, ‘Seizure’. Apart from trying his hand at directing, this Academy-award winner has been seen donning the hat of a producer and screenwriter as well. Recipient of the ‘Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking Award’, Stone is, by far, one of the most intellectual and passionate filmmakers in the world of cinema today. Perhaps no other director of modern cinema is as artistic in his approach to films as Oliver Stone. Some of his well-known films include, ‘Salvador’, ‘Wall Street’, ‘Born on the Fourth of July’, ‘Platoon’, ‘JFK’, ‘Natural Born Killers’, ‘Heaven & Earth’ and ‘Nixon’. Interestingly, before making his presence felt in the field of cinema, Stone served as an infantry soldier with the US Army in the Vietnam War.


$50 Million


In 2012, he directed the crime thriller film, ‘Savages’, which was based on a novel of the same title


In 2010, he directed the American drama film, ‘Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps’, which was inspired by the 2008 financial crisis in the United States of America


In 2009, he made the documentary film, ‘South of the Border’, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival


In 2006, he directed the drama film, ‘World Trade Center’, which was based on the September 11 attacks at the World Trade Center in New York


In 2004, he made the epic historical drama film titled, ‘Alexander’, which was a failure at the American box office


Year 1997 witnessed the release of his film, ‘U Turn’, which was based on the book ‘Stray Dogs’ by John Ridley


In 1995, he directed the biographical film titled, ‘Nixon’, based on the life of US President Richard Nixon


In 1994, he directed the Golden Globe nominated film, ‘Natural Born Killers’


In 1993, he directed the Golden Globe winning film, ‘Heaven & Earth’, which was the third and the last film based on Vietnam War


In 1991, he directed the political thriller film, ‘JFK’, which was based on the assassination of President John F


Apart from directing, he wrote the screenplay for Al Pacino's drug lord tale ‘Scarface’ and ‘Year of the Dragon’ with Mickey RourkeIn 1987, he directed the Academy Award winning film, ‘Wall Street’, which was released by 20th Century Fox


In 1986, he directed the Academy Award nominated war-drama film, ‘Salvador’, which was based on the Salvadoran Civil War


In 1981, he wrote and directed his next psychological horror film, ‘The Hand’


In 1974, he made his directorial debut with the horror-thriller film, ‘Seizure’, for which he also co-wrote the screen play


In 1971, he graduated from film school at the New York University


From September 1967 to November 1968, he served in the 25th Infantry Division of the United States Army


He graduated from The Hill School located in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, in 1964


His parents divorced in 1962, an incident that deeply affected him


William Oliver Stone was born on September 15, 1946 to stockbroker, Louis Stone and Jacqueline Goddet in New York City

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