American film director, notable for Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odissey and other works

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Stanley Kubrick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Stanley Kubrick (July 26, 1928 - March 7, 1999) was an American film director, writer, producer, and photographer who lived in England during most of the last four decades of his career. Kubrick was noted for the scrupulous care with which he chose his subjects, his slow method of working, the variety of genres he worked in, his technical perfectionism, his reluctance to talk about his films, and his reclusiveness. He maintained almost complete artistic control, making movies according to his own whims and time constraints, but with the rare advantage of big-studio financial support for all his endeavors. ..."
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Director, screenwriter, producer
Paths of Glory, Director, screenwriter
Spartacus, Director