Eleanor Coppola

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Film Producer
Date of Birth May 4, 1936
Place of Birth California
Age 84 years old
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Eleanor Coppola is an American documentary filmmaker, artist, and writer. She is married to director Francis Ford Coppola. She is most known for her 1991 documentary film Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse as well as other documentaries chronicling the films of her husband and children. Coppola lives on her family's winery in Napa Valley, California.

Born: Eleanor Jessie Neil, May 4, 1936, Los Angeles, California
Residence: Napa Valley, California
Nationality: American
Alma mater: UCLA
Occupation: Filmmaker, artist, writer
Years active: 1963–present
Home town: Sunset Beach, California
Board member of: Circle of Memory
Children: Gian-Carlo Coppola, Sofia Coppola, Roman Coppola
Relatives: Gia Coppola (granddaughter)
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About Eleanor Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola's wife who made several documentaries about her family.

Before Fame

She met her future husband on the set of the film Dementia 13 in 1962.


She chronicled her husband's attempts to control the filming of Apocalypse Now, which later turned into one of her best-known documentaries.

Family Life

Her daughter Sofia Coppola became a respected filmmaker.


Her film Heart of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse showed a vulnerable Martin Sheen visibly shaken during Apocalypse Now's production.

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Latest information about Eleanor Coppola updated on October 20, 2020.

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