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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 37 wins & 56 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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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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Other Works:

Former staff photographer for Look Magazine.

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4 Biographical Movies | 38 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 6 Interviews | 57 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Stanley Kubric

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

Man isn't a noble savage, he's an ignoble savage. He is irrational, brutal, weak, silly, unable to be objective about anything where his own interests are involved- that about sums it up. I'm interested in the brutal and violent nature of man because it's a true picture of him. And any attempt to create social institutions on a false view of the nature of man is probably doomed to failure. See more »

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Used his favorite piece of music "Thus spoke Zaratustra" by Richard Strauss, recorded by Herbert von Karajan as the music score in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). See more »

Trademark:

His films often tackle controversial social themes See more »

Nickname:

SK

Star Sign:

Leo

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