Who do you think calls the shot in Hollywood? No, it isn't the money minting stars nor the flick funding big, fat, producers. The directors run the show in world's most famous movie industry. America has produced some astute, exceptionally gifted filmmakers who are lauded for their principled artistic vision, iconoclastic individuality, and Oscar-grabbing movies. In this fleeting world of fame and films, while a few talented survived, a great many promising filmmakers just faded with time. Regardless of ups and downs of fame and fortune, some American directors have managed to become the benchmarks of best cinema. Steven Spielberg, Woody Allen, Clint Eastwood, Alfred Hitchcock, Francis Ford Coppola, Quentin Tarantino are just a few Hollywood directors that the world easily reckons with, thanks to the large body of quality works that have given to Hollywood. Let us trail the timeline, trivia, and interesting facts on the life of famous American directors in the biographies here.
Brie LarsonBrie Larson

01 October 1989

Clint EastwoodClint Eastwood

31 May 1930

Sylvester StalloneSylvester Stallone

06 July 1946

Natalie PortmanNatalie Portman

09 June 1981

Quentin TarantinoQuentin Tarantino

27 March 1963

Spike LeeSpike Lee

20 March 1957

Ben AffleckBen Affleck

15 August 1972

Kevin CostnerKevin Costner

18 January 1955

Courteney CoxCourteney Cox

15 June 1964

Robert De NiroRobert De Niro

17 August 1943

Danny DeVitoDanny DeVito

17 November 1944

Rosario DawsonRosario Dawson

09 May 1979

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John KrasinskiJohn Krasinski

20 October 1979

Andy WarholAndy Warhol

06 August 1928

John Wayne John Wayne

26 May 1907

Ron HowardRon Howard

01 March 1954

Kirk DouglasKirk Douglas

09 December 1916

jack nicholsonJack Nicholson

22 April 1937

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Bob FosseBob Fosse

23 June 1927

Matthew PerryMatthew Perry

19 August 1969

Mel GibsonMel Gibson

03 January 1956

Vin DieselVin Diesel

18 July 1967

Henry Franklin WinklerHenry Winkler

30 October 1945

Mark RuffaloMark Ruffalo

22 November 1967

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Steven SpielbergSteven Spielberg

18 December 1946

Steve CarellSteve Carell

16 August 1962

George ClooneyGeorge Clooney

06 May 1961

Howard HughesHoward Hughes

24 December 1905

James FrancoJames Franco

19 April 1978

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Milo VentimigliaMilo Ventimiglia

08 July 1977

Jodie FosterJodie Foster

19 November 1962

Emilio EstevezEmilio Estevez

12 May 1962

Elizabeth BanksElizabeth Banks

10 February 1974

Scott FoleyScott Foley

15 July 1972

Don CheadleDon Cheadle

29 November 1964

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James GunnJames Gunn

05 August 1966

Jason BatemanJason Bateman

14 January 1969

Bill PaxtonBill Paxton

17 May 1955

Seth RogenSeth Rogen

15 April 1982

Sean PennSean Penn

17 August 1960

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Tim BurtonTim Burton

25 August 1958

Stanley KubrickStanley Kubrick

26 July 1928

Martin ScorseseMartin Scorsese

17 November 1942

Steven SeagalSteven Seagal

10 April 1952

Liev SchreiberLiev Schreiber

04 October 1967

Jason PriestleyJason Priestley

28 August 1969

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Laura DernLaura Dern

10 February 1967

Meg RyanMeg Ryan

19 November 1961

Charlie McDowellCharlie McDowell

10 July 1983

Christopher ReeveChristopher Reeve

25 September 1952

Katherine HelmondKatherine Helmond

05 July 1929

Ethan HawkeEthan Hawke

06 November 1970

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Bryan CranstonBryan Cranston

07 March 1956

Tommy Lee JonesTommy Lee Jones

15 September 1946

Stan LaurelStan Laurel

16 June 1890

Orson WellesOrson Welles

06 May 1915

Joseph Gordon-LevittJoseph Gordon-Levitt

17 February 1981

Jake JohnsonJake Johnson

28 May 1978

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Leonard NimoyLeonard Nimoy

26 March 1931

Casey AffleckCasey Affleck

12 August 1975

Sidney PoitierSidney Poitier

20 February 1927

Robert DuvallRobert Duvall

05 January 1931

Lucy LiuLucy Liu

02 December 1968

Alan AldaAlan Alda

28 January 1936

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Rob SchneiderRob Schneider

31 October 1963

Mel BrooksMel Brooks

28 June 1926

Kathy BatesKathy Bates

28 June 1948

Wes AndersonWes Anderson

01 May 1969

George LucasGeorge Lucas

14 May 1944

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David Keith LynchDavid Lynch

20 January 1946

Tommy WiseauTommy Wiseau

03 October 1955

Billy Bob ThorntonBilly Bob Thornton

04 August 1955

Darren AronofskyDarren Aronofsky

12 February 1969

Jon CryerJon Cryer

16 April 1965

Louis CKLouis C.K.

12 September 1967

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Matthew Gray GublerMatthew Gray Gubler

09 March 1980

Sondra LockeSondra Locke

28 May 1944

James CaanJames Caan

26 March 1940