Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick in 1949, self-portrait with a Leica III camera. Cropped to use in collages

Date of Birth: July 26, 1928

Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Death: March 7, 1999

Place of Death: Tring, Hertfordshire, England, U.K.

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Stanley Kubrick was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, editor, and photographer.

He was the son of Sadie Gertrude (Perveler) and Jacob Leonard “Jacques/Jack” Kubrick. His grandparents were all Jewish immigrants.

Stanley was married to German actress and dancer Christiane Harlan, until his death. The couple had two children, including filmmaker and composer Vivian Kubrick.

Stanley’s paternal grandfather was named Elias Kubrick (the son of Hersh Kubrick). Elias is said to have been born in Pobuzke, Ukraine, or in Austria, Poland, or Romania.

Stanley’s paternal grandmother was named Rosa “Rose” Spiegelblatt. Rosa was born in Austria or Romania.

Stanley’s maternal grandfather was named Samuel Perveler (the son of Israel Perveler and Brane). Samuel was born in Austria.

Stanley’s maternal grandmother was named Celia Siegel (the daughter of Joseph Siegel and Gittel). Celia was born in Russia.

Sources: Genealogy of Stanley Kubrick –

Stanley Kubrick on the 1930 U.S. Census –
Stanley Kubrick on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Stanley’s father on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Stanley’s paternal grandparents, Elias Kubrick and Rosa “Rose” Spiegelblatt, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

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