Biography template: Steven Spielberg Biography (Created by Visual Paradigm Online's Biography maker)
Biography template: Steven Spielberg Biography (Created by Visual Paradigm Online's Biography maker)
Biography template: Steven Spielberg Biography (Created by Visual Paradigm Online's Biography maker)
Biography template: Steven Spielberg Biography (Created by Visual Paradigm Online's Biography maker)
Biography template: Steven Spielberg Biography (Created by Visual Paradigm Online's Biography maker)
Biography template: Steven Spielberg Biography (Created by Visual Paradigm Online's Biography maker)
Biography template: Steven Spielberg Biography (Created by Visual Paradigm Online's Biography maker)

Steven Spielberg Biography

Steven Spielberg

Born: December 18, 1946

Occupation: Director | Producer | Screenwriter

Years active: From 1959

Works: Filmography

Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. A figure of the New Hollywood era, he is the most commercially successful director of all time. Spielberg is the recipient of various accolades, including three Academy Awards (including two Best Director wins), a Kennedy Center honor, a Cecil B. DeMille Award, and an AFI Life Achievement Award. Time magazine named him one of the 100 Most Important People of the Century in 1999.

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Career

Spielberg was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and grew up in Phoenix, Arizona. He later moved to California and studied film in college.

Moreover, Spielberg co-founded Amblin Entertainment and DreamWorks, and has served as a producer for many television series and films. Spielberg is also known for his long time collaboration with composer John Williams, with whom he has worked for all but five of his feature films. Several of Spielberg's works are among the highest-grossing films of all time. Nine of his films have been inducted into the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

Part of his works

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Jurassic Park (1993)

Holocaust drama Schindler's List (1993)

A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

Minority Report (2002)

War of the Worlds (2005)

The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

Amistad (1997)

Munich (2005)

etc.

Other than filming...

The director has been an avid gamer since 1974; in 2005, Spielberg collaborated with Electronic Arts (EA) on several games including one for the Wii called Boom Blox, and its sequel Boom Blox Bash Party). He is also the creator of EA's Medal of Honor series. In 1996, Spielberg helped create and design of LucasArts' adventure game The Dig. He also collaborated with software publishers Knowledge Adventure on the game Steven Spielberg's Director's Chair, which was released in 1996; Spielberg appears in the game to direct the player.

Spielberg played many of LucasArts adventure games, including the first Monkey Island games. He owns a Wii, a PlayStation 3, a PSP, and an Xbox 360, and enjoys playing first-person shooters such as the Medal of Honor series and Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. He dislikes the use of cutscenes in games, and thinks that natural storytelling is a challenge for game developers.

Honor & Award

A figure of the New Hollywood era, Spielberg is one of the most commercially successful film directors in history. In 1996, Life magazine named Spielberg the most influential person of his generation. In 2003, Premiere magazine ranked him first place in the list of 100 Most Powerful People in Movies. In 2005, Empire magazine ranked him number one on a list of the greatest film directors of all time. In 2013, Time magazine listed him as one of the 100 Most Important People of the Century. According to Forbes' magazine of Most Influential Celebrities of 2014, Spielberg was ranked at first place. As of 2020, Forbes estimates his net worth at $3.7 billion.

Seven of his films have been inducted into the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant": Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T., Jurassic Park, Schindler's List, and Saving Private Ryan.

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