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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 37 wins & 57 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Shining
The Shining Director
(1980)
A Clockwork Orange
(1971)
Full Metal Jacket
(1987)
2001: A Space Odyssey
(1968)

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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Former staff photographer for Look Magazine.

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 38 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 6 Interviews | 57 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:

Call it enlightened cowardice, if you like. Actually, over the years I discovered that I just didn't enjoy flying, and I became aware of compromised safety margins in commercial aviation that are never mentioned in airline advertising. So I decided I'd rather travel by sea, and take my chances with the icebergs [...] I am afraid of aeroplanes. I've been able to avoid flying for some time but, I ... See more »

Trivia:

Rarely gave interviews. He did, however, appear in a documentary made by his daughter Vivian Kubrick shot during the making of The Shining (1980). According to Vivian, he was planning on doing a few formal TV interviews once Eyes Wide Shut (1999) was released, but died before he could. See more »

Trademark:

Preferred to shoot his films in the Academy ratio (1.37:1). The exceptions were: Spartacus (1960), in Panavision, and 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), in Cinerama. Much of his films consist of wide-angle shots that give the impression of a wide-screen movie, wide up-and-down as well as wide sideways. From The Killing (1956) onward, his films looked increasingly odder, bigger, and more properly ... See more »

Nickname:

SK

Star Sign:

Leo

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