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Christopher R. COPPOLA

American Christopher R. COPPOLA

American film director and producer

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on January 25, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA  (57 years)


Biography

Coppola was born in Los Angeles County, California. His father, the late August Coppola, was a professor of literature, while his mother, Joy Vogelsang, is a dancer and choreographer; the two divorced in 1976. His mother suffered from chronic depression. Coppola's mother is of German descent and his father is Italian American, with his paternal grandparents being Carmine Coppola and Italia Pennino, an actress. Through his father, Coppola is the nephew of director Francis Ford Coppola and actress Talia Shire, as well as the cousin of director Sofia Coppola, actor and lead singer of his own band Rooney Robert Schwartzman and actor and former Phantom Planet drummer Jason Schwartzman. Coppola's two brothers are Marc Coppola and actor Nicolas Cage. He was featured on a Cats 101 episode on Animal Planet with his pet Burmese cat Otto.

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- Category Actor, Director