Knowledge Identifier: +Oliver_Stone
After several unsuccessful attempts to get the work published, he "threw several sections of the manuscript into the East River one cold night, and, as if surgically removing the memory of the book from my mind, volunteered for Vietnam in 1967.
Stone graduated from film school at New York University (where he was mentored by director Martin_Scorsese) in 1971.
Martine Beswick - She starred as the Queen of Evil in Oliver Stone's 1974 directorial debut "Seizure", aka "Queen of Evil"
Midnight Express (film) - It is based on Billy Hayes' 1977 book "Midnight Express" and was adapted into the screenplay by Oliver Stone
Michael Cimino - Cimino directed a 1985 crime drama, "Year of the Dragon", which he and Oliver Stone adapted from Robert Daley's novel
James Woods - He has been twice nominated for an Academy *award: first, for Best Actor, for playing a journalist chronicling events in El Salvador in the early Oliver Stone film "Salvador" , and again in 1996, for Best Supporting Actor, for his performance as real-life white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith in drama "Ghosts of Mississippi"
Johnny Depp - In 1986, he appeared in a secondary role as a Vietnamese-speaking private in Oliver Stone's Platoon.
Sylvia Miles - She played a real estate agent in 1987's "Wall Street", directed by Oliver Stone
Tom Sizemore - One of Sizemore's earliest film appearances occurred in Oliver Stone's "Born on the Fourth of July" in 1989, followed by roles in "Lock Up" , "Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man" , "Point Break", "True Romance" , "Natural Born Killers" , and "Strange Days"
Ike Altgens - Oliver Stone's 1991 film "JFK" rekindled that controversy by reenacting the assassination, in Dealey Plaza, using actors as the victims and witnesses
Danny Sugerman - He helped film director Oliver Stone with the production of the 1991 movie "The Doors"
Willem Oltmans - Intent on irony, Oltmans played the role of de Mohrenschildt in Oliver Stone's 1991 film about the assassination, "JFK"
James P. Hosty - The 1991 Oliver Stone film "JFK" depicts Hosty as playing a central role in a government conspiracy to assassinate Kennedy and frame Oswald
Edward Nixon - In the 1995 Oliver Stone film "Nixon", a youthful Edward Nixon is played by Mikey Stone
Also in 1997, Stone was one of 34 celebrities to sign an open letter to-German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, published as a newspaper advertisement in the International Herald Tribune, which protested against the treatment of Scientologists in Germany and compared it to the Nazis' oppression of Jews in the 1930s.
John Ridley - After both writing and directing his film debut, the 1997 crime thriller "Cold Around the Heart", he and Oliver Stone co-adapted Ridley's first novel, "Stray Dogs", still unpublished when Stone bought the rights, into the 1997 Stone-directed film "U Turn", which was released slightly earlier than "Cold Around the Heart"
Jamie Foxx - His first dramatic role came in Oliver Stone's 1999 film "Any Given Sunday", wherein he portrayed a hard-partying American football player
Saving Private Ryan - Filmmaker Oliver Stone, however, has accused the film of promoting "the worship of World War II as the good war," and has lumped it alongside films such as "Gladiator" and "Black Hawk Down" that he believes were well-made, but may have inadvertently contributed to Americans' readiness for the 2003 invasion of Iraq
Armando Riesco - Besides making a name for himself in the independent film industry, he has worked on major Hollywood films such as "National Treasure" and the controversial Oliver Stone film, "World Trade Center" which covers the lives of several New York City policemen and firefighters trapped in the rubble of the World Trade Center after its destruction and eventual collapse that were a result of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001
Denzel Washington - The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia named Washington as one of three people with whom they were willing to negotiate for the release of three defense contractors that the group had held captive from 2003 to 2008.
In 2004, he made a second documentary on Castro, titled Looking for Fidel.
Connor Paolo - He became part of two Oliver Stone films, "Alexander" in 2004 and "World Trade Center" in 2006
Rosario Dawson - In the 2004 Oliver Stone film "Alexander", she played the bride of Alexander the Great
Debra Hill - At the time of her death in 2005, she was working on the Oliver Stone film "World Trade Center"
Michael Pena - In 2006, he starred in Oliver Stone's film based on the September 11, 2001 attacks, "World Trade Center"
Connor Paolo - Other films include "World Trade Center" for Oliver Stone in 2006; "Snow Angels", directed by David Gordon Green; and "Favorite Son", his first leading role
Roger Cross - Cross can be seen in the Oliver Stone film, "World Trade Center", which was released in August 2006
Elizabeth Banks - In 2008, she played a love interest in the comedy film "Definitely, Maybe", alongside Isla Fisher and Ryan Reynolds, starred with Seth Rogen as the eponymous female lead in the Kevin Smith comedy "Zack and Miri Make a Porno", and played United States First Lady Laura Bush in "W.", Oliver Stone's biopic of George W. Bush
Charlton Heston - Heston's funeral was held a week later on April 12, 2008, in a ceremony which was attended by 250 people including Nancy Reagan and Hollywood stars such as California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Olivia de Havilland, Keith Carradine, Pat Boone, Tom Selleck, Oliver Stone , Rob Reiner, and Christian Bale
In 2010, Stone defended his decision not to interview Hugo Chavez's opponents during the filming of his documentary South of the Border.
Zhang Ziyi - After several screen performances in 2010 and beginning of 2011, in May 2011 Zhang was named ambassador for the ScreenSingapore 2011 film festival, joining American director Oliver Stone
Shane Salerno - On March 4, 2010, Deadline New York announced that Oliver Stone would next direct an adaptation of Don Winslow's crime novel "Savages", co-written and executive produced by Shane Salerno. The all-star cast included John Travolta, Benicio Del Toro, Salma Hayek, Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Johnson, Emile Hirsch, and Blake Lively
Jafar Panahi - American film directors Paul Thomas Anderson, Joel & Ethan Coen, Francis Ford Coppola, Jonathan Demme, Robert De Niro, Curtis Hanson, Jim Jarmusch, Ang Lee, Richard Linklater, Terrence Malick, Michael Moore, Robert Redford, Martin Scorsese, James Schamus, Paul Schrader, Steven Soderbergh, Steven Spielberg, Oliver Stone and Frederick Wiseman signed a letter on 30 April 2010 urging Panahi's release
Emile Hirsch - In April 2011, he was cast in Oliver Stone's "Savages", which was released in July 2012
Bruce Payne - In 2012 Payne voiced a demon in the found footage horror film "Greystone Park" which starred Sean Stone, Oliver Stone, Alexander Wraith and Pete Antico, and was the directorial debut of Sean Stone
In 2015, he was awarded in Sitges Film Festival with the honorific award
Orange Revolution - In 2017, in "The Putin interviews" with the Director Oliver Stone, the Russian president Vladimir Putin said that the people's disagreement with the election results appea4red to be genuine, but the subsequent riots were supported by U.S.intervention which led to them getting excerbated