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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 & 50 nominations. See more awards »

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Former staff photographer for Look Magazine.

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3 Biographical Movies | 38 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 6 Interviews | 53 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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Stanley Kubric

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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I've never been certain whether the moral of the Icarus story should only be, as is generally accepted, 'don't try to fly too high,' or whether it might also be thought of as 'forget the wax and feathers, and do a better job on the wings. See more »

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His favorite cartoon character was Woody Woodpecker. Kubrick reportedly loved Woody Woodpecker so much that he wanted to feature him in every film he ever made (similar to what George Pal did) but Walter Lantz creator of Woody Woodpecker refused. In the final interview Lantz did he stated that he didn't regret his decision when he saw films like The Shining (1980) or A Clockwork Orange (1971), ... See more »

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Almost always uses previously composed music (such as The Blue Danube and Thus Spake Zarathustra in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)) See more »

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Leo

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