Matriarch of Coppola filmmaking dynasty dies aged 87

By Jake Coyle and Lindsey Bahr
Updated April 13 2024 - 9:10am, first published 9:08am
Eleanor Coppola documented the making of some of her husband Francis Ford Coppola's iconic films. (AP PHOTO)
Eleanor Coppola documented the making of some of her husband Francis Ford Coppola's iconic films. (AP PHOTO)

Eleanor Coppola, who documented the making of some of her husband Francis Ford Coppola's iconic films, including the infamously tortured production of Apocalypse Now, and who raised a family of filmmakers, has died. She was 87.

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