Francis Ford Coppola born on 7 April 1939 in Detroit to Carmine Coppola and Italia Coppola. He is a citizen of United States of America. Francis Ford Coppola was educated at Hofstra University, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television and University of California, Los Angeles. He lives at Napa Valley AVA.
He is an American filmmaker known for his work on The Rain People, Rumble Fish, Apocalypse Now, The Conversation, The Godfather, The Godfather Part II and The Godfather Part III.
Francis Ford Coppola has had one spouse: Eleanor Coppola. He has three children Sofia Coppola, Roman Coppola and Gian-Carlo Coppola. He has two siblings Talia Shire and August Coppola.
Francis Ford Coppola has worked as a screenwriter, film producer, film director, writer, film editor, executive producer, composer, winegrower and actor. He has worked in a viticulture. He has been a member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director, Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay, Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay and Academy Award for Best Picture. He has has won Writers Guild of America Award, Donostia Award, Directors Guild of America Award, Princess of Asturias Award for the Arts, Praemium Imperiale, Academy Award for Best Director, Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay, Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay, Academy Award for Best Picture, California Hall of Fame, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Lumière Award, Lyon Festival of cinema, National Board of Review Award for Best Film and BAFTA Award for Best Direction.
Francis Ford Coppola has held the position of President of the Jury at the Cannes Festival.