Sofia Coppola Biography (1971-)

Full name, Sofia Carmina Coppola; born May 14 (some sources cite May 12), 1971, in New York, NY; daughter of Francis Ford (a filmmaker) and Eleanor (a setdecorator and artist) Coppola; sister of Roman Coppola (an actor, producer,and director); several other family members involved in the arts; married Spike Jonze (a director, producer, writer, and actor), June 26, 1999 (divorced December 9, 2003). Addresses: Agent: Bart Walker, Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: Directors Bureau,1641 North Ivar Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Director, producer, writer, actress
Birth Details
May 14, 1971
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Director
  • Bed, Bath and Beyond (short film), 1996
  • The Virgin Suicides (also known as The Lisbon Sisters and Sofia Coppola's "The Virgin Suicides"), Eternity Pictures, 1999
  • Lost in Translation, Focus Features, 2003
  • Marie-Antoinette, Sony Pictures Entertainment/Pathe, 2006
  • Film Producer
  • Lost in Translation, Focus Features, 2003
  • Marie-Antoinette, Sony Pictures Entertainment/Pathe, 2006
  • Film Work
  • Other
  • Designer for main titles and costume designer for "Life without Zoe" segment, New York Stories, Buena Vista, 1989
  • Costume designer, The Spirit of '76, Castle Rock, 1990
  • Film editor, Bed, Bath and Beyond (short film), 1996
  • Cinematographer, Torrance Rises (short film), 1999, Palm Pictures,2003
  • Film Appearances
  • (Uncredited) Michael Francis Rizzi, The Godfather (also known as Mario Puzo's "The Godfather"), Paramount, 1972
  • (Uncredited) Child on boat in New York Harbor, The Godfather: Part II (also known as Mario Puzo's "The Godfather: Part II"), Paramount,1974
  • (As Domino) Donna, Rumble Fish, Universal, 1983
  • (As Domino) Little girl, The Outsiders, Warner Bros., 1983
  • (As Domino) Anne Chambers, Frankenweenie (short film), Buena Vista, 1984
  • (As Domino) Child in street, The Cotton Club, Orion, 1984
  • Nancy Kelcher, Peggy Sue Got Married, TriStar, 1986
  • Noodle, Anna, Vestron Pictures, 1987
  • Mary Corleone, The Godfather: Part III (also known as Mario Puzo's "The Godfather: Part III"), Paramount, 1990
  • Herself, Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (documentary), Triton Pictures, 1991
  • Cindy, Inside Monkey Zetterland (also known as M2), IRS Releasing, 1992
  • Sache, Star Wars: Episode I--The Phantom Menace (also known as The Phantom Menace and Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace), TwentiethCentury-Fox, 1999
  • Torrance Rises (short film), 1999, Palm Pictures, 2003
  • Enzo's mistress, CQ, United Artists, 2002
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Producer, High Octane, Comedy Central, beginning 2002
  • Creator, director, and producer, Platinum, UPN, 2003
  • Specials
  • Director and producer, Lick the Star, Independent Film Channel andBravo, 1998
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Host, High Octane, Comedy Central, beginning 2002
  • Specials
  • Herself, The Godfather Family: A Look Inside, HBO, 1990
  • The Independent Spirit Awards Nomination Show, Independent Film Channel, 2004
  • Awards Presentations
  • 2001 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2001
  • The 76th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 2004
  • The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2004
  • The 2004 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards, Independent Film Channel, 2004
  • Episodic
  • (As Domino Coppola) Gwendolyn, "The Princess Who Had Never Laughed," Faerie Tale Theater (also known as Shelley Duvall's "Faerie Tale Theater"), Showtime, 1986
  • Guest, The Charlie Rose Show, PBS, 2003
  • (In archive footage) Herself, "Silenci? 100" and other episodes, Silenci?, Televisio de Catalunya, 2004
  • Guest, The Late Show with David Letterman (also known as The Late Show), CBS, 2004
  • (In archive footage) Herself, Cinema mil, Televisio de Catalunya,multiple episodes in 2005
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Britney, Ciao L.A., 1994
  • Beastie Boys DVD Video Anthology--Criterion Collection (also knownas Beastie Boys: Video Anthology), 2000
  • Janet the gymnast in "Elektrobank" music video, The Work of Director Spike Jonze, MTV2, 2003
  • Janet the gymnast in "Elektrobank" music video, The Chemical Brothers:Singles 93-03, Virgin Records, 2003
  • Herself, Lost on Location: Behind the Scenes of "Lost in Translation" (also known as Lost on Location), Universal Studios Home Video, 2004
  • Video Work
  • Coproducer, Ciao L.A., 1994
  • Music Video Director
  • Walt Mink, "Shine," 1993
  • Air, "Playground Love," 2000
  • Kevin Shields, "City Girl," 2003
  • The White Stripes, "I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself," 2003
  • Garbage, "Why Do You Love Me," 2005
  • Music Video Appearances
  • Black Crowes, "Sometimes Salvation," 1992
  • Madonna, "Deeper and Deeper," 1992
  • (As Janet the gymnast) Chemical Brothers, "Elektrobank," 1997
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • "Life without Zoe," New York Stories, Buena Vista, 1989
  • The Virgin Suicides (based on the novel by Jeffrey Eugenides; alsoknown as The Lisbon Sisters and Sofia Coppola's "The Virgin Suicides"), Eternity Pictures, 1999
  • Lost in Translation, Focus Features, 2003
  • Marie-Antoinette (based on the book by Antonia Fraser), Sony Pictures Entertainment/Pathe, 2006
  • Teleplays
  • Series
  • High Octane, Comedy Central, beginning 2002
  • Specials
  • Lick the Star, Independent Film Channel and Bravo, 1998

Further Reference

ADAPTATIONS

  • Coppola's appearances in the Godfather films were included in thevideo compilation The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980 (also known as The Godfather Saga and The Godfather Trilogy), released in 1992.
OTHER SOURCES
    Periodicals
    • Empire, June, 2000, pp. 82-83
    • Entertainment Weekly, October 3, 2003, p. 51
    • Filmmaker, Volume 8, number 2, 2000, pp. 64-67, 101-102
    • New York Times Magazine, August 31, 2003, p. 35
    • Premiere, March, 2000, pp. 90-93
    • Times (magazine), April 22, 2000, pp. 14-18
    • Urban Cinefile, October 8, 2000
    • US Weekly, May 15, 2000, pp. 66-69

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