Francis Ford Coppola

About Francis Ford Coppola

Birth Day: April 7, 1939
Birth Place: Detroit, MI

Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola was born on April 7, 1939 in Detroit, MI. Acclaimed director of the iconic 1972 film The Godfather, for which he won the Academy Awards for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Picture. He also directed The Godfathers Part II and Part III as well as the Vietnam War epic Apocalypse Now with Martin Sheen and Marlon Brando.
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Popular As Francis Ford Coppola
Occupation Director
Age 81 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born April 7, 1939 (Detroit, MI)
Birthday April 7
Town/City Detroit, MI
Nationality MI

🌙 Zodiac

Francis Ford Coppola’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Francis Ford Coppola was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.

About

Acclaimed Director of the iconic 1972 film The Godfather, for which he won the Academy Awards for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Picture. He also directed The Godfathers Part II and Part III as well as the Vietnam War epic Apocalypse Now with Martin Sheen and Marlon Brando.

Before Fame

He contracted polio as a child and was forced to stay in bed for long periods of time. He went on to study theater at Hofstra College and film at UCLA.

Trivia

His 1974 film The Conversation was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay.

Family Life

He married Eleanor Coppola on February 2, 1963. Their oldest son Gian-Carlo Coppola was killed in a speedboating accident at the age of 22 and they also have two other children who became Directors, Roman Coppola and Sofia Coppola.

Associated With

In 1983, he released a pair of films based on the S.E. Hinton novels The Outsiders and Rumble Fish. Matt Dillon and Diane Lane played leading roles in both films.

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