Former staff photographer for Look Magazine.
4 Biographical Movies |
38 Print Biographies |
4 Portrayals |
6 Interviews |
57 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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A great story is kind of a miracle. I've never written a story myself, which is probably why I have so much respect for it. I started out, before I became a film director, always thinking, you know, if I couldn't play on the Yankees I'd like to be a novelist. The people I first admired were not film directors but novelists. Like Conrad.
His father was born in New York, to an Austrian Jewish father, Elias Kubrick, and a Romanian Jewish mother, Rosa Spiegelblatt. His mother was also born in New York, to an Austrian Jewish father, Samuel Perveler, and a Russian Jewish mother, Celia Siegel.
One of his signature shots was "The Glare" - a character's emotional meltdown is depicted by a close-up shot of the actor with his head tilted slightly down, but with his eyes looking up - usually directly into the camera. Examples are the opening shot of Alex in A Clockwork Orange
(1971), Jack slowly losing his mind in The Shining
(1980), Pvt. Pyle going mad in Full Metal Jacket
(1987) and Tom