Profession: Film Director
Why Famous: He is regarded as one of the great filmmakers best known for directing films like 2001: A Space Odyssey, Dr. Strangelove, and Spartacus.
- 1948-05-28 Film director Stanley Kubrick (19) weds high school sweetheart Toba Metz
- 1955-01-15 Film director Stanley Kubrick (26) weds theatrical designer Ruth Sobotka (29)
- 1958-04-14 Film director Stanley Kubrick (29) weds actress Christiane Harlan (25)
- 1960-10-06 "Spartacus", directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Kirk Douglas and Laurence Olivier, premieres in NYC
- 1962-06-13 "Lolita" film based on Vladimir Nabokov's novel directed by Stanley Kubrick, starring James Mason and Sue Lyon is released
- 1964-01-29 "Dr Strangelove", directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Peter Sellers and George C. Scott, premieres
- 1968-04-02 "2001 A Space Odyssey" directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood, premieres at the Uptown Theater in Washington, D.C.
- 1971-12-19 Stanley Kubrick's X-rated film "A Clockwork Orange" based on the book by Anthony Burgess and starring Malcolm McDowell premieres
- 1980-05-23 Horror film "The Shining" released directed by Stanley Kubrick, starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall, based on book by Stephen King