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Stanley Kubrick

Film Director
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Net worth 2018: $20 Million
Residence: Manhattan
Country: United States
BirthDay: 26 July 1928
Sigh: Leo
Died On: March 7, 1999
Education: William Howard Taft High School, City College of New York
BIOGRAPHY

Stanley Kubrick was bornon 26 July 1928 in Manhattan, American, is Film Director. Stanley Kubrick, considered to be one of the greatest filmmakers in American history, was a director cum producer known for his innovation in cinematography. A highly creative personality, he worked in a number of genres ranging from romance and crime to horror and science fiction. His interest in films stems from his childhood when he used to bunk classes to watch movies. He was an intelligent boy but had no passion for academic pursuits; in fact his high school grades were so low that he could not get into a decent college! He began his career as a photographer and learnt the aspects of cinematography and film production. He directed his first film at the age of 23—it was a short documentary about the boxer Walter Cartier. Film making intrigued the young Stanley and he tried to learn all he could about the art. He made his initial films on a shoestring budget, but his fate took a turn for the better with the release of ‘Spartacus’. The film became a smash hit and established Kubrick as a major director. He was fond of innovation; many of his films are credited to have introduced new elements in cinematography. He was not someone who shied away from controversy—artistic expression was all he cared about, as is evident from the range of topics he chose to film.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$20 Million

TIMELINE
2018

The film revolved around the adventures of a fictional 18th century explorer

2001

His film, ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ (1968) was a science fiction dealing with extraterrestrial life and artificial intelligence

1999

His last film was ‘Eyes Wide Shut’ (1999), a story which revolves around the sexual adventures of a young couple

1990

Alan Conway, a travel agent, impersonated him during the 1990’s successfully fooling many people into believing that he was the celebrated director

1980

He made only two movies during the 1980’s: the psychological horror, ‘The Shining’ (1980), and war film ‘Full Metal Jacket’ (1987)

1975

‘Barry Lyndon’ (1975) starring Ryan O’Neal and Marisa Berenson is considered to be one of Kubrick’s finest films

1971

His 1971 film ‘A Clock work Orange’ with its violent and disturbing imagery provoked many controversies

1964

Strangelove’, the 1964 black comedy by Kubrick was a political satire starring Peter Sellers and George Scott

1962

In 1962, he made the highly controversial ‘Lolita’, adapted from Vladimir Nabokov’s novel of the same name

1960

He got a big break with his 1960 movie ‘Spartacus’ which was based on a novel of the same name

1955

He made three more movies during the decade: ‘Killer’s Kiss’ (1955), ‘The Killing’ (1956), and ‘Paths of Glory’ (1957)

1954

His second marriage was to dancer Ruth Sobotka in 1954

1953

He shot his first colour film, ‘The Seafarers’ in 1953

1951

His second movie, ‘Flying Padre’ (1951) was a nine minute long documentary based on the life of a Catholic priest

1948

He married his high school sweetheart Toba Metz in 1948

1946

Because of his poor grades, he could not secure admission in any good college, and began attending evening classes at the City College of New York in 1946

1945

He attended William Howard Taft High School and graduated in 1945

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