Legendary director, Stanley Kubrick, was born on Jul 26, 1928 in New York City, NY. Kubrick died at the age of 70 on Mar 7, 1999 in Harpenden, Hertfordshire and was laid to rest in Childwickbury Manor Cemetery in Childwick Green, Hertfordshire, England.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Kubrick was nominated for four Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1964||Best Director||Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)||N/A||Nominated|
|1968||Best Director||2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)||N/A||Nominated|
|1971||Best Director||A Clockwork Orange (1971)||N/A||Nominated|
|1971||Best Writing||A Clockwork Orange (1971)||N/A||Nominated|
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