Roman Coppola

Active - 1974 - 2018  |   Born - Apr 22, 1965 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France  |   Genres - Comedy

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  • Born in an American hospital in France while his father Francis was working on the screenplay for Is Paris Burning?
  • Appears in uncredited roles in both The Godfather and The Godfather: Part II, playing a young Sonny Corleone in the second film (who needed his hair curled before each day of shooting).
  • Lauded for his in-camera special effects on his father's Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), which received a BAFTA Award nomination for Visual Effects.
  • Directed music videos for artists like Moby, Green Day and Fatboy Slim, plus all four videos for The Strokes' debut album.
  • Became the sixth member of the Coppola family to be nominated for an Academy Award with his Best Original Screenplay nomination along with Wes Anderson for Moonrise Kingdom (2012).