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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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