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Steven Spielberg

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Spielberg at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival

Source: Wikipedia

Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American director, producer and screenwriter. Spielberg is considered as one of the founding pioneers of the New Hollywood era, as well as being viewed as one of the most popular and influential directors and producers in film history. In a career spanning more than four decades, Spielberg's films have covered many themes and genres. Spielberg's early science-fiction and adventure films were seen as archetypes of modern Hollywood blockbuster filmmaking. In later years, his films began addressing humanistic issues such as the Holocaust, the transatlantic slave trade, war, and terrorism. He is one of the co-founders of DreamWorks Studios.

Fact file

  • Born: Steven Allan Spielberg December 18, 1946 (age 68) Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
  • Residence: Los Angeles
  • Education: Saratoga (CA) High School
  • Alma mater: California State University, Long Beach
  • Occupation: Filmmaker
  • Years active: 1963–present
  • Notable work: Close Encounters of the Third Kind E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Jaws Jurassic Park Lincoln Munich Indiana Jones Saving Private Ryan Schindler's List
  • Net worth: US$3.6 billion (Jan. 2015)
  • Religion: Judaism
  • Spouse(s): Amy Irving (m. 1985–89) Kate Capshaw (m. 1991)
  • Children: 6
  • Relatives: Anne Spielberg (sister)

Read more about Steven Spielberg at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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CBS Entertainment Ne, 2018-01-13 13:41:18
The Pentagon Papers revealed that the U.S. government knew the war in Vietnam was unwinnable years before it ended. The dramatic story of its publication in the Washington Post is now being told in "The Post," a new film directed by Steven Spielberg. The movie never would have been made ...

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Variety, 2018-01-12 20:55:45
Sony’s “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” is outdistancing a quartet of challengers and should win the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend with about $28 million at the North American box office, early estimates showed Friday. Steven Spielberg’s “The Post” appears to be leading the rest of the pack with around ...

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Variety, 2018-01-12 17:29:24
Steven Spielberg’s “The Post” took in $775,000 at 2,375 North American venues on Thursday night, edging Liam Neeson’s “The Commuter,” which grossed $700,000 at 2,000 sites. Family comedy “Paddington 2” launched with $325,000 in previews that began at 5 p.m. The preview is similar to the $350,000 Thursday night number ...

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