Oliver Stone, also known as William Oliver Stone, is an American producer, screenwriter, and a director. He came to the film industry as a writer, writing and directing movies about Vietnam War. Oliver was born on September 15, 1946, in the New York City, The United States of America. His film targets the controversial and political American issues of the late 20th century. Stone has received many awards which include three Academy Awards for his movies. His father, Louis Stone was a stockbroker and fought with the Allied troops in France during the World War II. Stone went to Trinity School in New York but later his parents sent him to a college-preparatory school named The Hill School in Pennsylvania. His parent got divorced when he was just a student. Stone drop out of the Yale University at the age of 18, in 1965. He started teaching English to high school students at the Pacific Institute. He also worked as a worked on US Marine Ship. He even server the US Army during the 1960s where he received a Bronze Star and a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster. In 1970, Stone completed his graduation from the New York University with a degree in film-making. He was guided by the famous director Martin Scorsese. He was offered a small role in a comedy movie, The Battle of Love’s Return. Stone started his film-making career with a sort film Last Year in Vietnam. He directed his first film named Seizure in the 1970s which were a horror movie. Oliver has produced and directed a lot of masterpiece movies. Some of which include a drug lord Tale, Scarface, and Year of the Dragon.

Most of his movies were based on Vietnam wars like Platoon, Heaven and Earth, and Salvador. Stone won his first Academy Award in 1970 for the movie Midnight Express. Midnight Express was a movie based on a true-life prison story, but stone’s screenplay for the movie was criticized by many critics. Platoon introduced him to a wider audience. The movie was a huge success, and it provided a huge kick-start to Oliver’s career. The movie even won the Best Picture and Best Director Academy Award. The platoon was the first film directed by Oliver, based in Vietnamese wars. One of his most successful movies was Wall Street. In 1990, Oliver directed The Doors, which received huge criticism from the viewers and critics. During the same year, Oliver directed the most successful and well-received movie, JFK. The movie was based on the assassination of John F. Kennedy. After 2000’s, Oliver slowed down her production of movies. In 2004, Oliver directed the movie named Alexander, which was critically savaged. After that, Oliver made a movie on two policemen who survived the 9/11 attack. Oliver directed a miniseries called Wide Palms for the ABC Television. He also wanted to write and direct the biopic of George W. Bush, but didn’t get a chance to do so. In 2010, Oliver made the sequel of the movie Wall Street, named Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. Oliver has also made some documentaries which include Looking for Fidel, Castro in Winter, Persona Non Grata, and Fidel Castro: Comandante. Oliver premiered the film Mi Amigo Hugo, which was a documentary based on the president of Venezuela.

Oliver won the Academy Award for Best Director for Born on the Fourth of July. He received two Academy award nominations for Salvador and Platoon. Oliver was arrested and pleaded guilty to excessive drug usage and alcohol by the New York Police Department and was ordered a rehabilitation program. Stone got married three times and is currently married to Sun-Jung Jung, and they have a daughter together.

Peter Sohn English Actor

Peter Sohn

Peter Sohn is an American Voice actor, director, storyboard artist and an Animator. He works for the Pixar Animation Studios. Sohn was born in the town the Bronx and was raised in the New York City. His parents emigrated from Korea in 1990’s. He went to CalArts, and while studying there, he worked on Brad Bird’s The Iron Gaint as an intern. He married his College love Anna Chambers, who is an animation artist who he met at CalArts. After school, he got an opportunity to work at The Walt Disney Company and Warner Bros. After having a successful start to his career by working with some of the best animation companies Peter took his talent to the Pixar. He worked in the art and the story department of one of the most famous project of The Pixar, Finding Nemo. Along with Finding Nemo, he also worked on The Incredibles, Ratatouille, and WALL-E. He even voice-dubbed the character of Emily in the movie Ratatouille. He wrote and directed his first short film in the year 2009. He named his project Partly Cloud. The movie was included in the Animation Show of Shows. Later, he co-directed the English version of Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea in 2009. He was helped by John Lasseter and Brad Lewis. The boy in the movie Up was based on Peter. He looked exactly like Peter used to when he was a child. Sohn even voice-dubbed for the movie. He also worked in the movie Monster’s University, where he voice-dubbed the character of Squishy. Peter’s latest work includes The Good Dinosaur, which was released in November 2015. He also voices-dubbed the character of Forest Woodbrush in Styracosaurus. Some of Peter’s notable works include Osmosis Jones where he was the Senior Animator. He worked with the art production team in the movie One Man Band. He even worked as an Additional Production Artist in the movie Toy Story 3. Apart from dubbing the character of Russel in Up, Peter also worked as a Storyboard artist in the movie.

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T D Jakes

Thomas Dexter Jakes is an American author and filmmaker. He was born on 9th June 1957. He was born in South Charleston in West Virginia, United States. He started his career by working for industries in his locality. Today, he the Bishop of an American church and an established writer and filmmaker. Early Life Jakes was born and brought up in Virginia itself. He was enrolled at Virginia State University but later dropped out to take care of his invalid father. He worked at the local church as part time. Jakes began his journey as a pastor at the Temple of Faith in West Virginia itself. Jakes’ dedication towards his belief made him a confident speaker and pastor. As years passed by, Jakes' congregation grew, and he started to focus on the needs of the women. Women, who had been abused and ignored. He runs a Sunday to Sunday class for women to encourage and motivate them. His speeches were also aired on various TV networks. He expanded his influence across Virginia and in 1994, he officially found an organization for himself which was known as T. D. JAKES Ministries Organization. He continues to write spiritual healings and publishes them to the newer audiences. He is presently the Bishop of The Potter’s House, which is spread over a 34-acre area. Career It was in 1980 that pastor joined the Greater Emanuel Temple of Faith. He started with a group of 10 people but later established it to 100. His organization is a non-profit congregation. He has produced and televised many lectures which are aired on TV. He also runs weekly conferences to spread his message. In 2004, he produced Woman Thou Art Loosed to spread the message of women power. And in 2014, he came up with Heaven Is for Real, which demonstrated Jakes’ study. Jakes started all of this by writing. He first wrote Intimacy with God and then followed it by Loved by God. His book’s motives are to guide people through their lives. He went on to many, many such books which narrated the aspects of living on the planet. Jakes got married to his childhood sweetheart Pastor Serita Ann in 1981 and since then they have been going strong. Jakes has received plaudits from not just the audiences but from the industry as well. He was nominated for his albums at Grammy and Dove Awards. His prayer won the Best Gospel Award at the Grammy Awards in 2003. T.D. Jakes throughout his life has helped many people with his work. He has pledged himself to helping the human kind and guiding them through their lives. He will continue to do it for the rest of his life. In 2016, he will be producing Miracles From Heaven, which will feature him also. He will continue to publish his writings and arrange conferences to spread his study. T D Jakes is not just an inspiration but someone you can look upto.

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T D Jakes English Actor