Ron Kovic

Ronald Lawrence Kovic (born July 4, 1946) is an anti-war activist, veteran and writer who was paralyzed in the Vietnam War. He is best known as the author of the memoir Born on the Fourth of July, which was made into an Academy Award?winning movie directed by Oliver Stone, with Tom Cruise playing Kovic. Kovic received the Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay on January 20, 1990, exactly 22 years to the day that he was shot and paralyzed in the Vietnam War. He was also nominated for an Academ ... more on Wikipedia

Ron Kovic Filmography

movie 2014 When Jane & Johnny Come Marching... Homeless as Himself
movie 2009 6 Days in a Park as Himself
movie 2009 Convention as Hismelf
tv movie 2009 The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts as Himself
movie 2008 A Soldier's Peace as Himself
movie 2006 The U.S. vs. John Lennon as Himself
movie 2005 One Bright Shining Moment as Himself
tv movie 1996 American Dreamers as Himself
tv movie 1992 Oliver Stone: Inside Out as Himself
tv movie 1990 The 47th Annual Golden Globe Awards as Himself - Winner: Best Screenplay
tv movie 1990 The 62nd Annual Academy Awards as Himself - Nominee: Best Adapted Screenplay
movie 1989 Born on the Fourth of July as Parade Veteran
tv movie 1981 Showtime Looks at 1981 as Himself - Center for Veterans Rights
movie 1972 Operation Last Patrol as Himself

Ron Kovic on Youtube


trailer for project.


Trailer for Oliver Stone's film.


An original television trailer for the 1989 Oliver Stone film, starring Tom Cruise as Ron Kovic, a Vietnam War veteran who became a prominent anti-war activist.


See more at VideoVets.org VideoVets Interview with Ron Kovic Produced by Laura Dawn for MoveOn.org, Michael Mailer for Michael Mailer Films Edited by ...