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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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 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 | 57 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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The screen is a magic medium. It has such power that it can retain interest as it conveys emotions and moods that no other art form can hope to tackle. See more »


His next project after Eyes Wide Shut (1999) was to be A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), which was taken over by Steven Spielberg. It is dedicated to Kubrick's memory. See more »


In his last seven films almost always used previously composed music (such as The Blue Danube andThus Spake Zarathustra in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)) See more »



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