Stanley Kubrick is an American director, producer, screenwriter and editor, and only has one uncredited role as an actor in the movie “Day of the Fight,” in which he plays a cameo as himself. “Paths Of Glory,” “Barry Lyndon,” “2001: A Space Odyssey,” “The Killing” and “Full Metal Jacket” are some of his directed films.
“The Shining,” “Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb,” “Killer’s Kiss,” “Lolita” and “A Clockwork Orange” are some of his other directed films.
Stanley Kubrick was born in New York City on July 26, 1928. Kubrick debuted as a director with the 1951 film “Day of the Flight.” He was also the writer, producer and cinematographer for the film. As of August 2015, he has 13 feature films and three documentaries to his credit as a director. He also served as the editor and sound director for many of his movies, including “Fear and Desire” and “The Seafarers.”
With the exception of “The Shining,” all of his films received nominations for Golden Globe Awards or Academy Awards. He won the Academy Award for the best visual effects for the movie “2001: A Space Odyssey." “Eyes Wide Shut,” released in 1999, remains the last film directed by Kubrick.