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Stanley Kauffmann

Stanley KauffmannBorn: 24-Apr-1916
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 9-Oct-2013
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Film critic for The New Republic

Father: Joseph H. Kauffmann (dentist)
Mother: Jeanette Steiner
Wife: Laura Cohen (m. 5-Feb-1943, no children)

    High School: DeWitt Clinton High School, Bronx, NY (1931)
    University: BFA Drama, New York University (1935)
    Professor: English, Drama, and Film, City University of New York (1973-76)

    The New Republic Film Critic (1958-65 and 1967-)
    Ballantine Books Consulting Editor (1957-58)
    Ballantine Books Editor-in-Chief (1952-56)
    Bantam Books Associate Editor (1949-52)
    National Endowment for the Arts Theatre Advisory Panel (1972-76)
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1979
    Polk Award 1982 (for Film Criticism)

Author of books:
A World on Film: Criticism and Comment (1966)
Figures of Light: Film Criticism and Comment (1971)
Living Images: Film Comment and Criticism (1975)
Persons of the Drama: Theater Criticism and Comment (1976)
Before My Eyes: Film Criticism and Comment (1980)
Albums of Early Life (1980, memoir)
Field of View: Film Criticism and Comment (1986)
Distinguishing Features: Film Criticism and Comment (1994)
Regarding Film: Criticism and Comment (2001)

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