Net Worth: Under Review
- Source of Wealth Film
- Birth Place Bronx, New York
- Height 5' 8½" (1.74 m)
- Marital Status Married (upon his death)
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth July 26, 1928
- Ethnicity Jewish-American, and Polish, Austrian and Romanian
- Education Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Cinematographer, and Editor
- Children 3
About Stanley Kubrick
Stanley Kubrick was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, and editor. Born on July 26, 1928 in Bronx, New York, he is regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers of his time. Most of his films are typically adaptations of novels or short stories which are known for its dazzling and unique cinematography, as well as great attention to detail and music.
Kubrick started out as a photographer,then learned the ins and outs of film production and directing after his graduation from high school. His most notable work was with the Hollywood blockbuster Spartacus. He soon moved to the United Kingdom and did most of his work as an expatriate there. His other films included 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), Barry Lyndon (1975), and The Shining (1980). Among his more controversial films are Paths of Glory (1957), Lolita (1962) and A Clockwork Orange (1971).
Most of Kubrick’s films were nominated for either Oscars, Golden Globes or BAFTAs, have gone on to be considered as being masterpieces. According to film historian Michel Clement, his films are “among the most important contributions to world cinema in the twentieth century.” He is one of the “great masters” that America has produced, according to director Norman Jewison. On March 7, 1999, he died in his sleep at the age of 70 due to natural causes.