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 & 64 nominations. See more awards »

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(1968)
(1971)
Barry Lyndon Writer
(1975)
(1999)

Filmography

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  Napoleon (TV Mini Series) (original screenplay) (announced)
 2015 God Fearing Man (TV Series) (based on a screenplay by - 1 episode) (pre-production)
- Part 1 (2015) ... (based on a screenplay by)
 1999 Eyes Wide Shut (screenplay)
 1987 Full Metal Jacket (screenplay by)
 1980 The Shining (screenplay by)
 1975 Barry Lyndon (written for the screen by)
 1971 A Clockwork Orange (screenplay)
 1968 2001: A Space Odyssey (screenplay by)
 1962 Lolita (uncredited)
 1957 Paths of Glory (screenplay)
 1956 The Killing (screenplay by)
 1955 Killer's Kiss (story)
 1951 Flying Padre (Documentary short) (uncredited)
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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 »

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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:

Kubrick, Jacob Leonard | Perveler, Sadie Gertrude

Relatives:

Martin Perveler (aunt or uncle)
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Personal Quote:

[on Jack Nicholson] I believe that Jack is one of the best actors in Hollywood, perhaps on a par with the greatest stars of the past like Spencer Tracy and James Cagney. I should think that he is on almost everyone's first-choice list for any role which suits him. His work is always interesting, clearly conceived and has the X-factor, magic. Jack is particularly suited for roles which require ... See more »

Trivia:

He was considered to be a well-read man with an extreme attention to detail. For his aborted film project on Napoléon Bonaparte, he had one of his assistants go to various bookstores to acquire every book he could find on the French emperor, and he returned with well in excess of 100. Kubrick read them all and astonished his associates with his level of retention. When working on a battlefield ... See more »

Trademark:

More often than not sports a long beard See more »

Nickname:

SK

Star Sign:

Leo

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