Coppola, Eleanor ___ 1936-n/a ___ American ___ designer

BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY
After graduating in Applied Design from the University of California (UCLA), Eleanor met her future husband, Francis Ford Coppola, while filming 'Dementia 13' in 1962 for which she was an assistant art director. They married in Las Vegas in 1963; their three children, Sofia, Roman and Gian-Carlo have followed them into the film industry (see www.imdb.com for more). While her husband was working on 'Apocalypse Now', Eleanor kept extensive notes, which were later published and formed the basis for a film, for which she was awarded an Emmy. Irene and Alan Taylor say the diary is 'an extraordinary record not only of making a movie but of the emotional and physical prices extracted from all who participated in it.' Otherwise, among Eleanor Coppola's other activities, she helps manage the family winery in California, and designs for a dance company in San Francisco.
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1976-1979 ___ culture people film family creativity

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