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Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 04/07/1939


 

Francis Ford Coppola Quotes > They needed someone to write...

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They needed someone to write a script of The Great Gatsby very quickly for the movie they were making. I took this job so I'd be sure to have some dough to support my family.
Francis Ford Coppola

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