I wrote the script of Patton. I had this very bizarre opening where he stands up in front of an American flag and gives this speech. Ultimately, I was fired. When the script was done, they hired another writer and that script was forgotten.
- Francis Ford Coppola
Author: Francis Ford Coppola Born as: Francis Ford Coppola Other Names: b. 7 April 1939
Occupation: Film director, producer and screenwriter. Works: Family Ties: Mother Italia
Father Carmine Coppola - the second of three children - sister, Talia Shire, eldest son, Gian-Carlo Coppola, killed in a speedboat accident, son, Roman Coppola, daughter, Sofia Coppola, an Academy Award-winning writer. Landmarks: Five time Academy Award winner.
Most renowned for directing the highly regarded Godfather trilogy and the Vietnam War epic Apocalypse Now. Notes: Source: Unknown Submitted By: Unknown