Happy Birthday Oliver.
Written by Phil Costigan on September 15, 2020
Controversial Director, Producer, Writer Oliver Stone turns 74 today. He was born in New York City, attended some exclusive schools in His Youth. Stone has won Academy Awards for films like Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July, The Doors, Wall Street, JFK. He Dropped out of Yale in April 1967 and enlisted in the US Army, requesting combat duty. He was assigned to the 25th infantry. He was twice wounded, receiving a Bronze Star, 2 Purple Hearts and several other commendations. Perhaps Stone earned the right to be controversial. Happy 74th Birthday Oliver Stone.