Iconic director, cinematographer and screenwriter who excelled across several genres using the 1968 sci-fi traditional 2001: AN AREA Odyssey, the seminal 1980 horror The Glowing, the 1971 crime drama A Clockwork Orange, as well as the 1964 politics satire Dr. Strangelove or: THE WAY I Learned to avoid Worrying, and Appreciate the Bomb. Along with his inventive usage of the camcorder, especially in 2001: AN AREA Odyssey, he’s widely considered perhaps one of the most important filmmakers of all-time. An unhealthy student in senior high school, he continued to attend night time classes at Town College of NY while working being a freelance professional photographer. He received his initial job as an employee professional photographer for Look Mag. After Anthony Mann was terminated as director from the traditional drama Spartacus weekly into creation, and following the starting scene have been filmed, Kubrick was employed to dominate. It might be his 5th directorial feature and it continued to earn the 1960 Golden World for Best FILM – Crisis. He wedded his third wife Christiane Kubrick on Apr 14, 1958. He previously three kids: Vivian, Katharina and Anya. He aimed Peter Sellers within the 1962 version from the book Lolita and in Dr. Strangelove or: THE WAY I Learned to avoid Worrying and Appreciate the Bomb.
|1||It's long been rumored that Kubrick repeatedly failed to destroy the negative but was unsuccessful because he had lost the rights to the film.|
|2||Kubrick's wife and Jan Harlan, founders of the Stanley Kubrick Estate feel that Michael Herr's book on the director is the most accurate personal account and Alison Castle's book by Taschen is the most comprehensive.|
|3||Kubrick loved animals. When he died, he had a Highland Terrier. seven Golden Retrievers. one Scotch Terrier, eight cats, and four Fern Donkeys.|
|4||Shares his birthday with famed psychologist Carl Jung whose work is cited in "Full Metal Jacket".|
|5||Among his eccentricities was calling people multiple times a day whenever he had an idea about something, even if it was in the middle of the night. Kubrick himself was a night owl who rarely slept more than a few hours.|
|6||He was known for being a perfectionist, although he denied this. He'd kept doing takes because he felt that his actors, even though they got the right idea, he thought they weren't happy. When the Shining came out, there was a scene in the ending with Wendy and Danny in the hospital but Kubrick hated it and asked it to be removed just after a week after its release. Dorian Harewood, who played Eightball From Full Metal Jacket, said in an interview that Kubrick was a perfectionist. Kubrick called Harewood a few days later denying that he was a perfectionist.|
|7||Resisted conceptual analysis of his films, stating that he didn't want to have to explain what his films meant, and that he wanted each film to be judged on its own and not in his body of work. He further claimed that his method consisted simply of finding stories that interested him and trying to not repeat|