Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and studio entrepreneur. In a career of more than four decades, Spielberg's films have covered many themes and genres. Spielberg's early science-fiction and adventure films were seen as archetypes of modern Hollywood blockbuster filmmaking. In later years, his films began addressing humanistic issues such as the Holocaust, the Transatlantic slave trade, war, and terrorism. He is considered one of the most popular and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema. He is also one of the co-founders of DreamWorks movie studio.

Spielberg won the Academy Award for Best Director for Schindler's List (1993) and Saving Private Ryan (1998). Three of Spielberg's films—Jaws (1975), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), and Jurassic Park (1993)—achieved box office records, each becoming the highest-grossing film made at the time. To date, the unadjusted gross of all Spielberg-directed films exceeds $8.5 billion worldwide. Forbes puts Spielberg's wealth at $3.2 billion.

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You can come and play now.
Steven Spielberg (b. 1947), U.S. director, screenwriter. Barry Guiler (Cary Guffey), Close Encounters of the Third Kind, when aliens appear near his home (1977).
Have you had a close encounter recently? A close encounter with something very unusual?
Steven Spielberg (b. 1947), U.S. director, screenwriter. David Laughlin (Bob Balaban), Close Encounters of the Third Kind, interrogating Roy Neary, who witnessed a UFO (1977).
I can't describe it, what I'm feeling and what I'm thinking. This means something. This is important.
Steven Spielberg (b. 1947), U.S. director, screenwriter. Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss), Close Encounters of the Third Kind, having strange impulses after witnessing a UFO (1977).

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