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Stanley Kubrick

Kubrick" redirects here. For other uses, see Kubrick (disambiguation).


Stanley Kubrick
Kubrick - Barry Lyndon candid.JPG
Kubrick filming Barry Lyndon (1975)
BornJuly 26, 1928
Bronx, New York,
United States
DiedMarch 7, 1999 (aged 70)
St Albans, Hertfordshire,
England, United Kingdom
Cause of deathHeart attack
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityJewish
OccupationFilm director, producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, editor
Years active1951–1999
Spouse(s)Toba Etta Metz (1948–51; divorced)
Ruth Sobotka (1954–57; divorced)
Christiane Harlan (1958–99; his death)
Stanley Kubrick (/ˈkuːbrɪk/; July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999) was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, and editor who did most of his work as an expatriate in the United Kingdom. He is regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. His films, typically adaptations of novels or short stories, are noted for their "dazzling"[1] and unique cinematography, attention to details to achieve rea…