Steven Spielberg: Biography and Career Highlights

  • Date of birth

    Date of birth
    Born in Cincinnati Ohio
  • Steven Spielberg's Early Amateur Works: Director

    Steven Spielberg's Early Amateur Works: Director
    -was an amateur filmmaker as a child
    -was the youngest television directors- for Universal in 1960s:
    1962 Escape to Nowhere (writer/director)
    1964 Firelight (director)
    1968 Amblin’ (director)
  • Duel

    Duel
    Director
  • The Sugarland Express

    The Sugarland Express
    Director
  • Jaws

    Jaws
    screenwriter/director
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    Close Encounters of the Third Kind
    screenwriter/director
  • 1941

    1941
    Director
  • Raiders of the Lost Arc

     Raiders of the Lost Arc
    screenwriter/director
  • E.T.

    E.T.
    screenwriter/director
  • Award: Golden Globe

    Award: Golden Globe
    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
    Best Motion Picture – Drama
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
    screenwriter/director
  • The Color Purple

    The Color Purple
    screenwriter/director
  • Award: Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

    Award: Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award
    from Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  • Empire of the Sun

    Empire of the Sun
    screenwriter/director
  • Always

    Always
    Director
  • Hook

    Hook
    screenwriter/Director
  • Jurassic Park

    Jurassic Park
    screenwriter/director)
  • Schindler’s List

    Schindler’s List
    director
  • Award: Academy Award and Golden Globe

    Award: Academy Award and Golden Globe
    Schindler’s List
    Academy Award: Best Picture, Best Director
    Golden Globe: Best Motion Picture, Best Director
  • The Lost World:Jurassic Park

    The Lost World:Jurassic Park
    screenwriter/director
  • Amistad

    Amistad
    director
  • Saving Private Ryan

    Saving Private Ryan
    director
  • Award: Academy Award

    Award:  Academy Award
    Saving Private Ryan
    Best Motion picture drama
    Best director
  • AI: Artificial Intelligence

     AI: Artificial Intelligence
    screenwriter/director
  • Minority Report

    Minority Report
    director
  • Catch Me if You Can

    Catch Me if You Can
    director
  • Education

    Education
    B.A. from California State University
  • The Terminal

    The Terminal
    director
  • Award: Lifetime Achievement Award

    Award: Lifetime Achievement Award
    Directors Guild of America
  • Munich

    Munich
    screenwriter/director
  • War of the Worlds

    War of the Worlds
    director
  • Award: Science Fiction Hall of Fame

    Award: Science Fiction Hall of Fame
    inducted
  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
    director
  • The Adventures of Tintin

    The Adventures of Tintin
    director
  • War Horse

    War Horse
    director
  • Lincoln

    Lincoln
    director
  • Award: Golden Globe

    Award: Golden Globe
    Adventures of Tintin
    Best Animated Feature Film
  • Bridge of Spies

    Bridge of Spies
    Director
  • Award: Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Award: Presidential Medal of Freedom
    The nation's highest civilian honor
  • The BFG

    The BFG
    director
  • The Post

    The Post
    director
  • TV documentary: HBO

    TV documentary: HBO
    "Spielberg
  • Ready Player One

    Ready Player One
    director
  • West Side Story

    West Side Story
    director
  • Award: Golden Globe

    Award: Golden Globe
    West Side Story
    Best Motion picture - musical