Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg 2 of 10
Steven Spielberg 3 of 10
Steven Spielberg 4 of 10
Steven Spielberg 5 of 10
Steven Spielberg 6 of 10
Steven Spielberg 7 of 10
Steven Spielberg 8 of 10
Steven Spielberg 9 of 10
Steven Spielberg 10 of 10

Steven Spielberg

#2610
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
18, 1946
Birthplace
Cincinnati, OH
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
18, 1946 (age 71)
Birthplace
Cincinnati, OH

About

Celebrated director who achieved box office records with the blockbuster films JawsE.T., and Jurassic Park. He received the Academy Award for Best Director for the films Schindler's List and Saving Private Ryan. He also directed the action/adventure classic trilogy Indiana Jones, starring Harrison Ford, in the '80s. 

Before Fame

He charged friends and family to watch the 8mm adventure films he made growing up. His 1968 short film Amblin' inspired the name of his future production company Amblin Entertainment.

Trivia

His 1977 science fiction feature Close Encounters of the Third Kind was labeled "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" by the United States Library of Congress and chosen for preservation in the National Film Registry.

Family Life

He married Amy Irving on November 27, 1985, and after their divorce, married Kate Capshaw on October 12, 1991. He has six children named Sasha, Max, Sawyer, Mikaela, Destry and Theo.

Associated With

His 2012 historical drama Lincoln received 12 Academy Award nominations and earned lead actor Daniel Day-Lewis his third career Academy Award for Best Actor.

Video