Short Biography Stanley Kubrick

1928 Stanley Kubrick is born on the 26th of July in the Bronx in New York City, son of Jacques L. Kubrick and Gertrude Kubrick

1934 Birth of his sister Barbara Kubrick

1941 Stanley Kubrick receives a camera from his father

1941-5 Attends the William Howard Taft High School, The Bronx, New York

1946 Kubrick becomes a staff photographer for Look (until 1951)

1948 Marries Toba Metz

1949 Moves to Greenwich Village, Manhattan

1953 Birth of Katharina Christiane, daughter of Christiane Susanne Harlan (Kubrick’s future wife) and Werner Bruhns

1955 Marries dancer Ruth Sobotka

1956 Stanley Kubrick and James B. Harris found their own film production company – Harris Kubrick Pictures (until 1963)

1957 During the shooting of PATHS OF GLORY in Munich Stanley Kubrick meets the actress Susanne Christian, née Christiane Susanne Harlan, and marries her

1958 Birth of Anya Renata Kubrick on April 6

1960 Birth of Vivian Vanessa Kubrick on August 5

1961 After filming SPARTACUS Kubrick quits Hollywood and moves to London

1965 Start of filming of 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY

1968-69 Preparations for the never-realised Napoleon project

1974 Due to adverse public reactions and personal threats in connection with A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Kubrick and Warner Bros. withdraw the film in Great Britain

1985 Death of Stanley Kubrick’s parents

1989 Work on A.I., based on the short story Supertoys Last All Summer Long by Brian Aldiss

1993 Work on the adaptation of Louis Begley’s novel Wartime Lies dealing with the fate of a Jewish family during World War II

1997 Stanley Kubrick receives the D.W. Griffith Award for Lifetime Achievement from The Directors’ Guild of America and the Golden Lion Award in Venice as a tribute to his work

1999 Stanley Kubrick dies on the 7th of March after suffering a heart attack at his home near St. Albans, four months before the première of EYES WIDE SHUT