Oliver Stone is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for his work in such films as Born on the Fourth of July, Platoon, Natural Born Killers, Scarface and Natural Born Killers. He won the Academy Award for Best Director for Platoon. Born William Oliver Stone on September 15, 1946, in New York City, to Jacqueline and Louis Stone, he grew up in Manhattan and Stamford, Connecticut. As a teenager, he worked in the French Financial Exchange. He rose to prominence between the mid-1980s and the early 1990s for writing and directing a series of films about the Vietnam War, in which he had participated as an infantry soldier.
Oliver Stone Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 15 September 1946
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Birth Name: William Oliver Stone
Nickname: Oliver Stone
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Occupation: Film director, Screenwriter, Producer
Religion: Buddhism (Previously Protestant)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Oliver Stone Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 192 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 87 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 0″
Height in Meters: 1.83 m
Shoe Size: 11 (US)
Oliver Stone Family Details:
Father: Louis Stone (Stockbroker)
Mother: Jacqueline Goddet
Spouse: Sun-jung Jung (m. 1996), Elizabeth Stone (m. 1981–1993), Najwa Sarkis (m. 1971–1977)
Children: Sean Stone (Son), Tara Stone (Daughter), Michael Stone (Son)
Oliver Stone Education:
New York University
Oliver Stone Facts:
*He was raised in the Episcopal Church, and now practices Buddhism.
*He used to work as a New York taxi driver.
*He is a friend and admirer of Cuban President Fidel Castro.
*Visit his official website: www.oliverstone.com
*Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.