Stanley Kubrick Biography

Stanley Kubrick was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, and editor who worked predominantly in the United Kingdom. Part of the New Hollywood film-making wave, he is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential directors of all time. His films, typically adaptations of novels or short stories, are noted for their "dazzling" and unique cinematography, attention to detail in the service of realism, and the evocative use of music. Kubrick's films covered a variety of genres, including war, crime, literary adaptations, romance, black comedies, horror, epic and science fiction. Kubrick was also noted for being a demanding perfectionist, using painstaking care with scene staging, camera-work and coordinating extremely closely both with his actors and his off-screen collaborators.

Starting out as a photographer in New York City, Kubrick taught himself all aspects of film production and directing after graduating from high school. His earliest films were made on a tight budget, followed by the Hollywood blockbuster, Spartacus; he spent most of the rest of his career living and filming in the United Kingdom. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Stanley Kubrick
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Photographer, Film director, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Film Producer, Film Editor, Voice Actor
Ethnicity:
Jewish people, Jewish American
Religion:
Judaism, Agnosticism
Date of Birth:
July 26, 1928
Astrological Sign:
Leo
Date of Death:
March 7, 1999
Age at Death:
70
Cause of Death:
Myocardial infarction
Marriages
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