Steven Spielberg is an American producer, director, and scriptwriter. He is one of the most honored and the most efficient filmmakers of Hollywood. He has given a new way of presentation and movies to the audience and is considered the most important person in the new age Hollywood movies. He is one of the members who founded the DreamWorks Studios. He is working in the industry for four decades and has tried his hands in every theme of filmmaking. He is one of the directors who have most of the highest grosser. He bagged the Academy Award for Best Director for the movie Schindler's List. He has made five feature films in collaboration with John Williams who is a music composer. He was born in Cincinnati. During his childhood his family used to migrate a lot, his major youth life was spent in Arizona. He directed the Duel in the 1960s which were a television movie earning him the title of youngest director in the universe. The series was a hit one who gave him a lot of appreciation making him one of the successful directors. His movies were always experimental and based on various topics and themes. Movies like Jaws in 1975 were based on the issues of ancient fears, E.T.in 1982. These movies had a very different concept as it was not imagined by anyone before. His movies were filled with the adventure which would keep the audience on the movie. He even gave movies like Jurassic Park in 1993, The Lost World: Jurassic Park in1997 which had an imaginative world, fantasies, action, and thrill. He has even given the audience epic historic dramas like Schindler's List in 1993 which starred
Liam Neeson. The movie had won seven Academy Awards. In 1998, he did Saving Private Ryan, which was based on World War II American soldier. He won the best director Academy Award for the movie. Amblin Entertainment was his first film company in 1982.
The company produced successful movies like Back to the Future in 1985 and its two franchises and Who Framed Roger Rabbit in 1988. In 1994, he formed the Dreamworks SKG studio along with
David Geffen and
Jeffrey Katzenberg. In 2005, it was changed to Paramount Pictures. In 2000, his movies were mainly based on the concepts of sci-fi and adventure. Movies like Minority Report in 2002, Munich in 2005 were based on these concepts. In 2006, he produced movies like Letters from Iwo Jima and Flags of Our Fathers. In 2008, he teamed up with
George Lucas for
Indiana Jones sagas latest installment. He was worked in Adventures of Tintin an animated movie which was based on the comic Hergé. The movie received six appreciations in the Academy Award. In 2012, he directed the movie Lincoln which was a biopic President Abraham Lincoln. The role was played by Daniel Day-Lewis;
Sally Field played the role of Mary Todd Lincoln. The movie was very much appreciated making up with twelve nominations in the Oscars, and winning two. He has even directed many television series like Falling Skies, Terra Nova, Extant, and Smash. In 2015, he was an executive producer for
Jurassic World. The movie was a huge blockbuster and had broken all records. He has been honored with three Oscar s in his lifetime. He won the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award in 1986. In 2004, he was appreciated with Lifetime Achievement Award for Directors Guild. In 2015, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which considered as the nation’s highest civilian respect. He got married twice. His first wife was Amy Irving with whom he had a son. His second marriage was with Kate Capshaw. The couple has five children and two stepchildren.