Biography

William Oliver Stone is an American film director and screenwriter. Stone became known in the late 1980s and the early 1990s for directing a series of films about the Vietnam War, in which he had participated as an American infantry soldier. His work frequently focuses on contemporary political and cultural issues, often controversially. He has received three Academy Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay for Midnight Express (1978), and Best Director for Platoon (1986) and Born on the Fourth of July (1989). The British newspaper The Guardian described him as "one of the few committed men of the left working in mainstream American cinema."

Stone's movies often use many different cameras and film formats, including VHS, 8 mm film, and 70 mm film. He sometimes uses several formats in a single scene, as in Natural Born Killers (1994) and JFK (1991).

William Oliver Stone is an American film director and screenwriter. Stone became known in the late 1980s and the early 1990s for directing a series of films about the Vietnam War, in which he had participated as an American infantry soldier. His work frequently focuses on contemporary political and cultural issues, often controversially. He has received three Academy Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay for Midnight Express (1978), and Best Director for Platoon (1986) and Born on the Fourth of July (1989). The British newspaper The Guardian described him as "one of the few committed men of the left working in mainstream American cinema."

Stone's movies often use many different cameras and film formats, including VHS, 8 mm film, and 70 mm film. He sometimes uses several formats in a single scene, as in Natural Born Killers (1994) and JFK (1991).

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 79

Birthday 1946-09-15

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

Official Site http://www.oliverstone.com/

Also Known As

  • Oliver W. Stone
  • 奧利華·史東
  • Оливер Стоун
  • โอลิเวอร์ สโตน
  • أوليفر ستون
  • オリバー・ストーン
  • 올리버 스톤
  • William Oliver Stone

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Mooch
2017 The Putin Interviews(4 episodes) as Himself
2015 Mindfulness: Be Happy Now as Himself
2015 French Cinema Mon Amour
2015 Brand: A Second Coming as Himself
2014 The Weight of Chains 2 as Himself
2014 Hollywood Banker as himself
2014 Mi Amigo Hugo
2013 Project Censored the Movie as Himself
2013 Milius as Himself
2012 Stanley Kubrick in Focus
2012 Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States(10 episodes) as Narrator
2012 The Untold History of the United States as Narrator
2012 Casting By
2012 Greystone Park as Oliver
2012 Savages: The Interrogations as The Interrogator
2012 Castro in Winter as Himself
2011 The Undefeated as Himself (archive footage)
2011 Turning Like Clockwork
2010 The Invocation
2010 Rock Poet: Jim Morrison as Himself
2007 Cannes: All Access as Himself
2006 The Henry Rollins Show(1 episode)
2005 Torrente 3: The Protector as Betrunkener
2004 Looking For Fidel as Himself
2003 Persona Non Grata as Himself
2003 Comandante as Himself
2002 Jim Brown: All-American as Himself
2001 A Tour of the Inferno: Revisiting 'Platoon' as Himself
2000 Conan Unchained: The Making of 'Conan' as Himself
1999 Any Given Sunday as Tug Kowalski - TV Announcer #1
1998 Independent Focus(1 episode) as Himself
1998 Monk Dawson as Young Winterman
1998 The Making of 'Scarface' as Himself
1997 Frank Capra's American Dream as Himself
1996 E! True Hollywood Story(1 episode)
1995 The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies
1995 Empire of the Censors
1993 The Last Party as Himself
1993 From Hollywood to Hanoi as Himself
1993 Dave as Himself
1991 The Doors as UCLA Film Professor
1989 Born on the Fourth of July as News Reporter
1989 First Works
1987 Wall Street as Trader - Office
1986 Platoon as Alpha Company Major in Bunker (uncredited)
1971 The Battle of Love's Return as Cliff

Directing

2017 The Putin Interviews(4 episodes)Director
2016 SnowdenDirector
2014 Mi Amigo HugoDirector
2012 Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States(10 episodes)Director
2012 The Untold History of the United StatesDirector
2012 SavagesDirector
2012 Savages: The InterrogationsDirector
2012 Castro in WinterDirector
2010 Wall Street: Money Never SleepsDirector
2009 South of the BorderDirector
2008 W.Director
2006 World Trade CenterDirector
2004 AlexanderDirector
2004 Looking For FidelDirector
2003 Persona Non GrataDirector
2003 ComandanteDirector
1999 Any Given SundayDirector
1997 U TurnDirector
1995 NixonDirector
1994 Natural Born KillersDirector
1993 Heaven & EarthDirector
1991 JFKDirector
1991 The DoorsDirector
1989 Born on the Fourth of JulyDirector
1988 Talk RadioDirector
1987 Wall StreetDirector
1986 PlatoonDirector
1986 SalvadorDirector
1981 The HandDirector
1974 SeizureDirector
1971 Last Year in Viet NamDirector

Writing

2017 The Putin Interviews(4 episodes)Screenplay
2016 SnowdenScreenplay
2012 Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States(10 episodes)Writer
2012 The Untold History of the United StatesWriter
2012 SavagesScreenplay
2010 Wall Street: Money Never SleepsWriter
2004 AlexanderScreenplay
2004 Looking For FidelWriter
1999 Any Given SundayScreenplay
1995 NixonScreenplay
1994 Natural Born KillersScreenplay
1993 Heaven & EarthScreenplay
1991 JFKScreenplay
1991 The DoorsWriter
1989 Born on the Fourth of JulyScreenplay
1988 Talk RadioScreenplay
1987 Wall StreetWriter
1986 PlatoonScreenplay
1986 8 Million Ways to DieScreenplay
1986 SalvadorWriter
1986 SalvadorScenario Writer
1985 Year of the DragonScreenplay
1983 ScarfaceScreenplay
1982 Conan the BarbarianScreenplay
1981 The HandScreenplay
1978 Midnight ExpressScreenplay
1974 SeizureScreenplay

Production

2012 Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States(10 episodes)Executive Producer
2010 Wall Street: Money Never SleepsProducer
2004 AlexanderProducer
2003 ComandanteProducer
2001 The Day Reagan Was ShotExecutive Producer
1999 Any Given SundayExecutive Producer
1998 SaviorProducer
1997 Cold Around the HeartExecutive Producer
1996 The People vs. Larry FlyntProducer
1996 FreewayExecutive Producer
1995 NixonProducer
1993 Heaven & EarthProducer
1993 The Joy Luck ClubExecutive Producer
1993 Wild Palms(6 episodes)Executive Producer
1993 Wild Palms(6 episodes)Producer
1991 JFKProducer
1990 Reversal of FortuneProducer
1990 Blue SteelProducer
1989 Born on the Fourth of JulyProducer
1986 SalvadorProducer
1973 Sugar CookiesProducer

Creator

2017 The Putin InterviewsCreator
2012 Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United StatesCreator
1993 Wild PalmsCreator

Editing

1974 SeizureEditor

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