Austrian movie stars died at 41

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Ruth Sobotka

Ruth Sobotka (September 4, 1925 Vienna-June 17, 1967 New York City) also known as Ruth Kubrick, Ruth Sobotka Kubrick or Ruth A. Sobotka was an Austrian costume designer, film art director, actor, dancer and painter.

She died as a result of illness.

Sobotka began her career in the performing arts as a dancer, training under Hilde Holger in Vienna. She later transitioned into costume design and worked on various films, including "Kiss Me, Stupid" (1964) and "The Fortune Cookie" (1966) directed by Billy Wilder. Sobotka was also an accomplished painter, having studied at the School of Fine Arts in Vienna.

In 1958, Sobotka married the renowned filmmaker Stanley Kubrick, with whom she collaborated on several of his films, including "Killer's Kiss" (1955) and "The Killing" (1956). Although they divorced in 1959, they remained close friends and creative partners, with Kubrick often seeking her input on his projects.

Sobotka's contributions to the film industry were recognized posthumously with a Costume Designers Guild award in 1999 for her work on "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" (1964). Her legacy lives on through her innovative and influential work as a costume designer and artist.

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