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Stanley Kubrick (1928–1999)

Stanley Kubrick was born in New York, and was considered intelligent despite poor grades at school. Hoping that a change of scenery would produce better academic performance, Kubrick's father Jack (a physician) sent him in 1940 to Pasadena, California, to stay with his uncle Martin Perveler. Returning to the Bronx in 1941 for his last year of ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 39 wins & 51 nominations. See more awards »

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 1980 The Shining
 1975 Barry Lyndon
 1962 Lolita
 1960 Spartacus
 1956 The Killing
 1955 Killer's Kiss
 1953 The Seafarers (Documentary short)
 1951 Day of the Fight (Documentary short)
 1951 Flying Padre (Documentary short)
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Former staff photographer for Look Magazine.

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4 Biographical Movies | 38 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 6 Interviews | 56 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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[on film critics] I find a lot of critics misunderstand my films; probably everybody's films. Very few of them spend enough time thinking about them. They look at the film once, they don't really remember what they saw, and they write the review in an hour. I mean, one spent more time on a book report in school. See more »


He once called Ken Russell in the early 1970s but ended the conversation abruptly because, according to Russell, he had been frightened by a bee. He then called several days later to ask Russell where he had found the lovely English locations for his period films. Russell told him and Kubrick used the locations in his next film, Barry Lyndon (1975). Russell said, "I felt quite chuffed.". See more »


Very strong visual style with heavy emphasis on symbolism See more »



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