2. Francis Ford Coppola is Han Solo
George Lucas has said that Han Solo is based on his directing contemporary, Francis Ford Coppola. We’re pretty sure that if Coppola had directed, Han would have shot first.
3. They make wine!
The Coppola family owns a winery in California which they bought using proceeds from the first “Godfather” movie. Wine was originally produced under the Niebaum-Coppola label, but has since been renamed Inglenook.
9. They don’t just direct movies
Roman Coppola, Francis’ son, has directed music videos for a number of bands, including this one for Green Day.
11. Oscars run in the family
Nicolas Cage, Sofia Coppola and Francis Ford Coppola have all won Oscars. Francis’ father, Carmine, has one too, making the Coppolas one of only two families to have Oscar winners across three generations.
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