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Eleanor Coppola

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Eleanor Coppola
Eleanor Coppola at a film festival red carpet
Coppola at the 26th Tokyo International Film Festival in 2013
Born
Eleanor Jessie Neil

(1936-05-04)May 4, 1936
DiedApril 12, 2024(2024-04-12) (aged 87)
Rutherford, California, U.S.
Alma materUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Occupation(s)Film director, writer, arist
Years active1963–2024
Spouse
(m. 1963)
Children
RelativesGia Coppola (granddaughter)

Eleanor Jessie Coppola (née Neil; May 4, 1936 – April 12, 2024) was an American movie director, screenwriter, and artist. She was married to director Francis Ford Coppola from 1963 until her death. She was best-known for her 1991 documentary movie Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse.[1] She won an Emmy Award in 1992.

Coppola died in Rutherford, California on April 12, 2024, at the age of 87.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Landis, Deborah N. "Eleanor Coppola". Eleanor Coppola In conversation with Deborah N. Landis, costume designer & author Notes on a Life. Library Foundation. Archived from the original on November 2, 2011. Retrieved May 1, 2012.
  2. Coyle, Jake; Bahr, Lindsey. "Eleanor Coppola, matriarch of a filmmaking family, dies at 87". Associated Press.

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