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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Barry Lyndon Writer


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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)
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 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.

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

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Stanley Kubric


5' 6½" (1.69 m)


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


Anya Kubrick | See more »


Kubrick, Jacob Leonard | Perveler, Sadie Gertrude


Martin Perveler (aunt or uncle)

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Anyone who has ever been privileged to direct a film also knows that, although it can be like trying to write "War and Peace" in a bumper car in an amusement park, when you finally get it right, there are not many joys in life that can equal the feeling. See more »


According to his daughter Katharina, he had an intense dislike for The Wizard of Oz (1939). See more »


[Dark humor] All of Kubrick's films, especially "Dr. Strangelove", have elements of black humor in them. See more »



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