Undoubtedly one of the most controversial directors in Hollywood, Oliver Stone has made films that are remarkable for both the way in which their subject matter is handled and the degree of controversy such handling inspires. Although he has served as a producer, screenwriter, and actor on a…more
Oliver Stone's father worked as a successful stockbroker he inspired Oliver to make the movie Wall Street.
Oliver Stone lost his virginity to a prostitute.
Oliver Stone has been divorced twice.
Oliver Stone has been married two times.
Oliver Stone's son Sean Stone is an Actor.
Oliver Stone won his second Academy award for Directing Born on the Fourth of July in 1989.
Oliver Stone won an Academy award for Directing Platoon in 1986.
Oliver Stone can Speak fluent French.
Movie Director Credits:
Last Year in Viet Nam (1971)
Mad Man of Martinique (1979)
The Hand (1981)
Wall Street (1987)
Talk Radio (1988)
Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
The Doors (1991)
Heaven & Earth (1993)
Natural Born Killers (1994)
U Turn (1997)
Any Given Sunday (1999)
While at NYU film school Oliver Stone was taught by legendary film director Martin Scorsese.
Oliver Stone won an Academy award for Midnight Express in the Writing Adapted Screenplay category.
Oliver Stone wrote the Al Pacino Scarface movie in 1983.
Oliver Stone while in Vietnam won the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart.
Oliver Stone served with the United States Army. He did a 1 year tour of duty in Vietnam.
Oliver Stone went to Yale University.
Oliver Stone went to New York University.
Oliver Stone is 6'0" tall.
Oliver Stone is a film director.
Oliver Stone: There's an electrical thing about movies.
Oliver Stone: I've been to war, and it's not easy to kill. It's bloody and messy and totally horrifying, and the consequences are serious.
Oliver Stone: I do believe that movies are subject to a million interpretations.
Oliver Stone: I am not trying to be a historian and a dramatist; I'm a dramatist, a dramatic historian, or one who does a dramatic interpretation of history.
Oliver Stone: But there's something about movies that always amazes me, their transcendence of time. You can in one second, in one frame, see something that will spark you as divine or genius.