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Stanley Kubrick (1928–1999)


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 39 wins & 57 nominations. See more awards »

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(1968)
(1971)
Barry Lyndon Director
(1975)
Eyes Wide Shut Director
(1999)

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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Other Works:

Former staff photographer for Look Magazine.

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4 Biographical Movies | 38 Print Biographies | 4 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)
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Personal Quote:

A director can't get anything out of an actor that he doesn't already have. You can't start an acting school in the middle of making a film. See more »

Trivia:

Used to skip school to take in double-features at the cinema. See more »

Trademark:

One of his signature shots was "The Glare" - a character's emotional meltdown is depicted by a close-up shot of the actor with his head tilted slightly down, but with his eyes looking up - usually directly into the camera. Examples are the opening shot of Alex in A Clockwork Orange (1971), Jack slowly losing his mind in The Shining (1980), Pvt. Pyle going mad in Full Metal Jacket (1987) and Tom ... See more »

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SK

Star Sign:

Leo

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