Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|In an interesting tidbit of trivia, the man who won the Best Director award for "Gandhi" has appeared in one of Spielberg's films as an actor. Who is he?||Steven Spielberg Stuff
Sir Richard Attenborough. Sir Attenborough played the old but happy owner in 'Jurassic Park'.
|Steven used to do a TV show in the 80s that saw the likes of Charlie Sheen, Patrick Swayze, Kevin Costner, and Christopher Lloyd making guest appearances. What was the show?||Steven Spielberg Stuff
Amazing Stories. Amazing Stories is by far one of my favorite TV shows. If you watch USA on Saturday or Sunday afternoons sometimes they'll show some of the episodes.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. She was the blond ditz Willy.
Schindler's List. Through some miracle of oversight, he never got the award for any of his movies until the mid-90s. Then again, when you have as much money as Spielberg, you don't really need an Oscar to prove yourself.
Drew Barrymore. Drew Barrymore was born on February 22, 1975 in Culver City, California.
Jonathan. Jonathan Norman was convicted and sentenced to 25 years to life in June 1998 for stalking him and threatening to rape him.
Dreamworks SKG . Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen (hence SKG), joined together to produce films, TV programming, interactive softwares, games and music. Although it was a rocky beginning, DreamWorks rebounded in 1998 with such films as "Deep Impact", "Saving Private Ryan", "Antz" and "The Prince Of Egypt" to name a few. Principals Spielberg, Katzenberg, and Geffen each initially invested $33 million for a 22 percent stake apiece. Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen, is DreamWorks' largest shareholder with a 24 percent stake of the company.
Dive!. His mother owns "The Milky Way" located nearby. "Dive!" closed in January 1999. It was co-owned by none other than SKG partner, Jeffrey Katzenberg. It had a maze of metal catwalks, exposed conduits, pressure gauges, throttles, control panels, sonar screens, and artfully-placed video screens filled with images of fish and blue underwater scenes. It also had 4 working periscopes which allowed guests to zoom and pan in on the action outside in the shopping center. The seats at the bar resembled torpedoes topped with round targets. Upstairs, a fleet of model ships and subs circled the ceiling.
Liberian Girl. Michael Jackson's song, "Liberian Girl" was originally released on his album, "Bad", which was originally released in the U.S. on August 31, 1987 on the Sony Record label.
1994-"Schindler's List". In 1999, Steven did win an Oscar for "Saving Private Ryan" for Best Director and was nominated for Best Picture, however, it was in 1994 when Steven took home 2 Oscars in the categories of Best Director and Best Picture for "Schindler's List", (which won a total of 7 Oscars and was nominated for 5).
4. Steven has a total of 7 children. He has 2 adopted children, Theo Spielberg was born 1988 and was adopted by Kate Capshaw before her marriage to Steven. He then adopted Theo. His second adopted child, Mikaela George Spielberg, was born on February 28, 1996. He is a stepfather to Jessica, (Kate's daughter), and has 1 child by former wife, Amy Irving, Max, who was born in June 1985. He has three children with Kate, Sasha, born in June 1990, Sawyer, born on March 10, 1992 and Destry Allyn, born on December 1, 1996.
English. Steven attended California State College (now known as California State University), in Long Beach but dropped out to pursue his directing career.
|Before Steven had ever gotten into his Hollywood career, he won a prize before he hit puberty for a movie he made. How old was he when this occurred?||Life and Times of Steven Spielberg
13. He won a prize at the age of 13 for the 40-minute war film "Escape to Nowhere". Steven was born on December 18, 1946, in Cincinnati, Ohio.