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Eleanor Coppola

Filmmaker
Female
Born May 4, 1936

Eleanor Coppola is an American documentary filmmaker, artist, and writer. She is the wife of director Francis Ford Coppola. She is most known for her 1991 documentary film Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse as well as other documentaries chronicling the films of her husband and children. Coppola currently lives on her family’s winery in Napa Valley, California.… Read More

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    Authors Honoring Artists: A Lesson In Charity And The Power Of Women
    Huffington Post - Mar 27, 2015
  • Filmmaker Sofia Coppola To Wed In Italian Town Houston Chronicle
    Google News - Aug 27, 2011
  • Sofia, A Italia Por Otro Matrimonio El Universal.Mx
    Google News - Aug 24, 2011
  • Francis Ford Coppola Im Gespräch Faz Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
    Google News - Aug 21, 2011

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CHILDHOOD

1936 Birth Eleanor Coppola was born Eleanor Jessie Neil on May 4 1936, to an Irish-American family in Los Angeles, California. … Read More

TWENTIES

1962 26 Years Old While working on the set of the 1962 horror film Dementia 13, she met her future husband Francis Ford Coppola. … Read More
1963 27 Years Old The couple had been dating for several months when Eleanor discovered in 1963 that she was pregnant. … Read More

FORTIES

1976 40 Years Old 1 More Event
For her early film career, Eleanor Coppola spent much of her time accompanying her husband on his film shoots. In 1976, she began documenting the making of Coppola’s war film Apocalypse Now.
1979 43 Years Old Her recordings of the hectic film process were all recorded and later released in her memoir Notes on the Making of Apocalypse Now which were released in 1979. … Read More

FIFTIES

1991 55 Years Old …  She is most known for her 1991 documentary film Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse as well as other documentaries chronicling the films of her husband and children. … Read More
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