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Kirk Douglas: American actor
Kirk Douglas was an American actor, producer, director, philanthropist, and writer. After an impoverished childhood with immigrant parents and six sisters, he made his film debut in The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) with Barbara Stanwyck. Douglas soon developed into a leading box-office star throughout the 1950s, known for serious dramas, including westerns and war films. During his career, he appeared in more than 90 films. Douglas was known for his explosive acting style, which he displayed as a criminal defense attorney in Town Without Pity (1961).

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Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones remember 'one of a kind' Kirk Douglas [Video]

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones remember 'one of a kind' Kirk Douglas

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones remembered his late father Kirk Douglas during a candid new interview.

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In a heartfelt tribute, Cameron Douglas remembered his grandfather as the epitome of a family man who always "showed up — for everyone in the family."
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Son Michael Douglas, his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones, director Steven Spielberg are among the mourners at Kirk Douglas' funeral on Friday.
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Kirk Douglas, known for 'Spartacus' and other iconic film roles, was also prolific author

Kirk Douglas, who died Wednesday at 103, published a dozen books, including fiction, nonfiction, children's books and memoirs, between 1988 and 2017.
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How Kirk Douglas helped end the Hollywood blacklist

The actor, who died on Wednesday aged 103, won't just be remembered for his acting.
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ShowBiz Minute: Douglas, Jamil, Obama

Kirk Douglas, star of "Spartacus" and "Lust for Life," has died at 103; Jameela Jamil identifies as queer; Viola Davis' next TV role will be former first lady Michelle Obama. (Feb. 6)  
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Kirk Douglas: Tributes paid to 'unforgettable' Hollywood 'icon'

Catherine Zeta-Jones, Steven Spielberg and more pay their respects to the late movie legend.
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Kirk Douglas was forever changed after surviving a tragic 1991 helicopter crash

Legendary actor Kirk Douglas overcame tragic events in his life, including surviving a deadly 1991 helicopter crash that forever changed him.
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Five essential Kirk Douglas movies, from 'Paths of Glory' to (obviously) 'Spartacus'

Yes, he was Spartacus, of course. But Kirk Douglas, who died Wednesday at 103 years old, had an epic run that included a variety of essential roles.
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Kirk Douglas tributes: Michael Douglas 'so proud to be your son,' more celebs mourn

Tributes are pouring in following the death of Kirk Douglas. The legendary icon and 'Spartacus' star died at age 103, his son Michael Douglas confirmed.
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Kirk Douglas, Hollywood's tough guy on screen and off, dead at 103

Kirk Douglas, the cleft-chinned movie star who fought gladiators, cowboys and boxers on the screen and the Hollywood establishment, died on Wednesday at the age of 103, his son Michael Douglas said.
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'Spartacus' actor Kirk Douglas dead at 103, son Michael Douglas says

Kirk Douglas, the cleft-chinned movie star who fought gladiators, cowboys and boxers on the screen and the Hollywood establishment, died on Wednesday at the age of 103, his son Michael Douglas said.
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Factbox: Seven facts about actor Kirk Douglas

Seven facts about actor Kirk Douglas, who is dead at 103:
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Hollywood 'Golden Age' film legend Kirk Douglas dead at age 103

Actor Kirk Douglas has died at the age of 103, his son Michael Douglas told People magazine on Wednesday.
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Legendary icon and 'Spartacus' star Kirk Douglas dies at 103: Reports

Kirk Douglas lived to be 103 years old, and little stopped Spartacus, right to the end.
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Kirk Douglas turns 103! Celebrate his life in photos

Kirk Douglas turns 103 on Dec. 9, 2019. To celebrate his milestone birthday, we've collected 103 photos of the Hollywood legend through the years.
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Michael Douglas talks kids dating, shares advice from his 102-year-old dad, Kirk Douglas

Michael Douglas spills all about his kids dating and the best advice he got from his 102-year-old dad Kirk Douglas.
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'Family first': Kirk Douglas, 102, poses for sweet family photo featuring four generations

The Douglas family photo includes Kirk, his wife, Anne, son Michael, daughter-in-law Catherine Zeta-Jones, his grandchildren and great-grandchild.
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