Francis Ford Coppola

Filmmaker <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB001133" title="Francis Ford Coppola" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/francis-ford-coppola-PECLB001133.topic">Francis Ford Coppola</a>'s eldest son, Gian-Carlo, was killed at age 22 in 1986 in a boating accident. Coppola completed making the mournful "Gardens of Stone" (1987) before dedicating "Tucker: The Man and His Dream" (1988) to his car-loving son.
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( KRT photograph by Debbie Vanstory / February 6, 2004 )

Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola's eldest son, Gian-Carlo, was killed at age 22 in 1986 in a boating accident. Coppola completed making the mournful "Gardens of Stone" (1987) before dedicating "Tucker: The Man and His Dream" (1988) to his car-loving son.

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