Stanley Kubrick (1928–1999)


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Stanley Kubrick was born in Manhattan, New York City, to Sadie Gertrude (Perveler) and Jacob Leonard Kubrick, a physician. His family were Jewish immigrants (from Austria, Romania, and Russia). Stanley was considered intelligent, despite poor grades at school. Hoping that a change of scenery would produce better academic performance, Kubrick's ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 45 wins & 65 nominations. See more awards »

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(1968)
Barry Lyndon Director
(1975)
(1971)
(1987)

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) (directed by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Former staff photographer for Look Magazine.

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 38 Print Biographies | 7 Portrayals | 6 Interviews | 58 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Stanley Kubric

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)

Spouse:

Christiane Kubrick  (his death)  (2 children) | See more »

Children:

Anya Kubrick | See more »

Parents:

Jacob Leonard Kubrick | Sadie Gertrude Perveler

Relatives:

Martin Perveler (aunt or uncle)
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Personal Quote:

I don't think that writers or painters or filmmakers function because they have something they particularly want to say. They have something that they feel. And they like the art form; they like words, or the smell of paint, or celluloid and photographic images and working with actors. I don't think that any genuine artist has ever been oriented by some didactic point of view, even if he thought ... See more »

Trivia:

Ranked #4 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Greatest directors ever!" [2005] See more »

Trademark:

Adapted every film he made from a novel, excluding his first two films: Killer's Kiss (1955) and Fear and Desire (1953) (both from original source material), and 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). See more »

Nickname:

SK

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