Francis Ford Coppola
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"Francis Ford Coppola" is an American film director, Film producer/producer and screenwriter. He was part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking.

In 1970, he won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay as co-writer, with Edmund H. North, of Patton (film)/Patton (1970). His directorial prominence was cemented with the release in 1972 of The Godfather, a film which revolutionized movie-making in the gangster genre, earning praise from both critics and the public before winning three Academy Awards—including his second Academy Awards/Oscar (Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay/Best Adapted Screenplay, with Mario Puzo), Academy Award for Best Picture/Best Picture, and his first nomination for Academy Award for Best Director/Best Director.

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