, American film director
, born September 15
, New York
Stone has won two Academy Awards as best director for Platoon and Born on the Fourth of July.
A distinct feature in Oliver Stone's movies is the use of a multitude of different cameras and film formats, from VHS to 8mm film to 70mm film.
Stone has written or taken part in the writing of every film he has directed, except for U Turn (1997). He also had a hand in the screenplays for Midnight Express (1978), Conan the Barbarian (1982), Scarface (1983), Year of the Dragon (1985), 8 Million Ways to Die (1986) and Evita (1996).
Movies he has directed include: