Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Stanley Kubrick Biography (1928-1999)
Born July 26, 1928, in Bronx, NY; died of natural causes, March 7, 1999, in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, England; son of Jacques L. (a doctor) and Gertrude (Perveler) Kubrick; married Toba Etta Metz, May 28, 1948, (divorced, 1951); married Ruth Sobotka (a dancer), 1954 (divorced, 1957); married Suzanne Christiane Harlan (an actress and painter), April, 1958; children: (second marriage)Katherine; (third marriage) Anya, Vivian (a filmmaker).
- Director, producer, screenwriter, editor, cinematographer, special effects creator, sound editor, photographer, actor
- Birth Details
- July 26, 1928
- Bronx, New York, United States
- Death Details
- March 7, 1999
- Harpenden, Hertfordshire, England
Film Director, Except Where Indicated
- (And [uncredited] editor, [uncredited] photographer, and [uncredited] sound engineer) Day of the Fight (documentary short film), RKO, 1952
- (And producer and cinematographer) Flying Padre (documentary shortfilm), RKO/Pathe, 1952
- (And cinematographer, editor, and sound) The Seafarers, SeafarersInternational Union, 1953
- (And producer, cinematographer, editor, and photographer) Fear and Desire, Joseph Burstyn, 1953
- (And producer [with Morris Bousel], cinematographer, and editor) Killer's Kiss, United Artists, 1955
- (And producer [with James B. Harris]) The Killing, United Artists,1956
- (And producer [with Harris]) Paths of Glory, United Artists, 1957
Spartacus, Universal, 1960
Lolita, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1962
- (And producer) Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying andLove the Bomb (also known as Dr. Strangelove), Columbia, 1964
- (And producer, special photographic effects designer, and special effects) 2001: A Space Odyssey (also known as Journey beyond the Stars), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1968
- (And producer and additional photographer) A Clockwork Orange, Warner Bros., 1971
- (And producer) Barry Lyndon, Warner Bros., 1975
- (Uncredited) Lighting adviser: tanker scenes, The Spy Who Loved Me, 1977
- (And producer) The Shining (also known as Stanley Kubrick'sThe Shining), Warner Bros., 1980
- (And producer) Full Metal Jacket, Warner Bros., 1987
- (And producer) Eyes Wide Shut (also known as EWS), Warner Bros., 1999
- (Uncredited) Man at ringside with camera, Day of the Fight (documentary short film), RKO, 1952
- Also the subject of two documentaries.
Television Second Unit Director
- "Mr. Lincoln," Omnibus, 1952
- Also worked as second unit director on other episodes of Omnibus.
- Himself, Making "The Shining," 1980
- Himself, The Invisible Man, 1996
Day of the Fight (documentary short film), RKO, 1952
Flying Padre (documentary short film), RKO/Pathe, 1952
- (With Howard O. Sackler) Fear and Desire, Joseph Burstyn, 1953
- (With Sackler) and story writer, Killer's Kiss, United Artists, 1955
The Killing (based on the novel Clean Break by Lionel White), United Artists, 1956
- (With Calder Willingham and Jim Thompson) Paths of Glory (based onthe novel by Humphrey Cobb), United Artists, 1957
- (Uncredited) Lolita (based on the novel by Vladimir Nabokov), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1962
- (With Peter George and Terry Southern) Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (also known as Dr. Strangelove; based on the novel Red Alert by Peter George), Columbia, 1964 , published by The Voyager Company, 1992
- (With Arthur C. Clarke) 2001: A Space Odyssey (also known as Journey beyond the Stars; based on the short story "The Sentinel" by ArthurC. Clarke), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1968 , published in 2001: A Space Odyssey, with a new introduction by Arthur C. Clarke, ROC (New York City), 1993
A Clockwork Orange (based on the novel by Anthony Burgess), WarnerBros., 1971 , published in Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange: Based on the Novel by Anthony Burgess, Ballantine, 1972
Barry Lyndon (based on the novel by William Makepeace Thackeray),Warner Bros., 1975
- (With Diane Johnson) The Shining (also known as Stanley Kubrick's The Shining; based on the novel by Stephen King), Warner Bros., 1980
- (With Michael Herr and Gustav Hasford) Full Metal Jacket (based onthe novel The Short-Timers by Gustav Hasford), Warner Bros., 1987 , published by Knopf, 1987
Eyes Wide Shut (also known as EWS), Warner Bros., 1999
Ladro di sguardi: Fotografie di fotografie, 1945-1949, edited by Elisabetta Sgarbi, preface by Enrico Ghezzi, Bompiani (Milan, Italy), 1994
- Bernardi, Sandro, Kubrick e il cinema come arte de visibile May 24, 1996, (also known as Kubrick e il cinema), Pratiche (Parma, Italy),1990.
- Falsetto, Mario, Stanley Kubrick: A Narrative and Stylistic Analysis, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1994.
- Falsetto, Mario, editor, Perspectives on Stanley Kubrick, G.K. Hall (New York City), 1996.
- Kagan, Norman, The Cinema of Stanley Kubrick, Continuum (New YorkCity), 1989.
Entertainment Weekly, p. 16.
Film Comment, January 27, 1997, -October, 1996, pp. 81-84.
People Weekly, p. 21; June 9, 1997, p. 41.
World Press Review, August 27, 1996, pp. 45-47.
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