(December 18, 1946- )
Raised in New Jersey and Arizona
Won the 1993 Oscar for best director (Schindler's List)
Won the 1998 Oscar for best director (Saving Private Ryan)
Directed 'Duel,' '1941,' 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind,' 'Raiders of the Lost Ark,' 'Jaws,' 'E.T..' 'A.I.,' 'Saving Private Ryan,' 'Amistad,' 'Schindler's List,' 'Hook,' 'Jurassic Park' and 'The Color Purple'
Awarded the honour of Knight of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) (2000)
Founder of Dreamworks
Why he might be annoying
He used Debra Winger as the voice of 'ET.'
He is a vegetarian.
His movie, 'Jaws,' caused many people to be afraid to go into the water and caused financial lose to many vacation beach front resorts.
Despite given a guaranteed five year contract to produce 'Amazing Stories' for T.V., it was cancelled after the second season.
He divorced Amy Irving after less than four years of marriage to marry actress, Kate Capshaw.
He purchased Clark Gable's 1934 Oscar for $550,000 (1996).
He looks a bit like Richard Dreyfuss.
He was an eagle scout.
Drew Barrymore had a crush on him while filming ET.
Why he might not be annoying
Jonathan Norman wanted to rape Spielberg while having Spielberg's wife, Kate Capshaw watch.
He made some of the most successful movies in history.
He donates lots of money to fight racism and anti-semitism.
He is worth over an estimated $2 billion.
He adopted an African American child.
He is Drew Barrymore's godfather.
He suffered from Asperger's Syndrome.
Although he spent five months developing the script for 'Rainman,' he honored a handshake commitment to another film, and gave all his notes to Barry Levinson.
He quit his advisory position with the Boy Scouts over their discrimination against gays.
Many critics and fans felt his major blockbuster films were slighted by the Academy Awards, until he finally won it (1993).
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