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Francis Ford Coppola Biography



Birth Name:

Francis Ford Coppola

Date of Birth:

April 7, 1939

Birth Place:

Detroit, Michigan

Education:

Hofstra University
UCLA M.F.A. in Film Studies

Marriages:

Eleanor Neil (1963 - present)

Children:

Gian-Carlo (son) - (1963 - 1986)
Roman (son) - born in 1965
Sofia (daughter) - born in 1971

Famous Family:

Actor Nicolas Cage is his nephew
Actress Talia Shire is his sister
Actor Jason Schwartzman is his nephew
Director Sophia Coppola is his daughter

Big Break:

Started making movies for low-budget action movies for Roger Corman in the 60's the most popular being Dementia 13.

Biggest Hit:

The Godfather movies

Career Low:

Jack

Tabloid Moments:

His beloved son was killed in a boating accident.

Side Jobs:

Winemaker
Movie Producer
Hotelier
Restaurateur
Magazine Publisher



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Francis Ford Coppola's daughter has become a critically acclaimed director in her own right, but how did Francis give his daughter her start in showbusiness?

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