Steven Spielberg Biography

Steven Allan Spielberg is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and business magnate. Spielberg is consistently considered as one of the leading pioneers of the New Hollywood era, as well as being viewed as one of the most popular and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema. In a career spanning more than four decades, Spielberg's films have covered many themes and genres. Spielberg's early science-fiction and adventure films were seen as archetypes of modern Hollywood blockbuster filmmaking. In later years, his films began addressing humanistic issues such as the Holocaust, the transatlantic slave trade, war, and terrorism. He is one of the co-founders of DreamWorks Studios.

Spielberg won the Academy Award for Best Director for Schindler's List and Saving Private Ryan. Three of Spielberg's films—Jaws, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, and Jurassic Park —achieved box office records, each becoming the highest-grossing film made at the time. To date, the unadjusted gross of all Spielberg-directed films exceeds $8.5 billion worldwide. Forbes puts Spielberg's wealth at $3 billion. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Steven Spielberg
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Film Producer, Film director, Screenwriter, Entrepreneur, Television producer, Actor, Film Editor, Television Director, Businessperson
Ethnicity:
Jewish American
Religion:
Judaism
Date of Birth:
December 18, 1946 (70)
Astrological Sign:
Sagittarius
Marriages
Steven Spielberg Timeline
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