In 1974, Stone directed his first feature film, William Oliver Stone was born in New York City on September 15, 1946.
His father Louis Stone was a successful Wall Street stockbroker.
Alexandre le Grand, fils du Roi Phillipe II et d'Olympias, a su s'entourer au fil des années et de ses conquêtes de nombreux compagnons de route : Héphaïstion, tout d'abord, son ami le plus proche, mais également Ptolémée, général en charge de l'Egypte, Cassandre, qui se proclamera Roi de Macédoine après la mort d'Alexandre, et un état-major constitué, entre autres, de Perdiccas, Antigone et Leonnatos.
It seems to me an oil-driven empire out of Afghanistan, Iraq and maybe Iran, southern Russian.
To be fair, her husband is not precisely mad, but only Alexander the Great, the fourth-century conqueror as reimagined for Oliver Stone's 5 million wannabe epic.
His mother Jacqueline Goddet, a French student, met and married Louis while he was serving in the Army during World War II.
Young Oliver showed an early creative flair, writing plays for his family, and he often visited his maternal grandparents in France.
After graduating in 1971, he took various jobs to support himself while writing, including a working as a cabdriver, messenger, sales representative, and production assistant.
His next film project was a low-budget horror film, (1989), which starred Tom Cruise as a challenged war veteran and earned Stone a second Oscar for directing.
In 1965, he went to Vietnam to teach English at the Free Pacific Institute, a Catholic high school in Saigon. He was wounded twice and was awarded a Bronze Star for Gallantry and a Purple Heart.