Stanley Kubrick

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Birth Name: Stanley Kubrick
Born: 07/26/1928
Birth Place: Bronx, New York, USA
Death Place: Hertfordshire, England, GB
Died: 03/06/1999

Born on July 26, 1928 in the Bronx, NY, Kubrick was raised by his father, Jacques, a doctor, and his mother, Gertrude. When he was 12, Kubrick's father taught him how to play chess, sparking a lifelong obsession with the game, while also introducing his son to photography after giving him a Graflex camera. Despite being a rather poor student throughout his childhood - he later described himself as a "school misfit" - Kubrick spent time honing his camera skills while attending William H. Taft High School. For almost a year, he was the school's official photographer despite his below average grades. He eventually graduated in 1946. During this time, Kubrick took more of a professional interest... Continue Bio >>

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