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    Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch; December 9, 1916 – February 5, 2020) 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.

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      Eric Anthony Douglas (June 21, 1958 – July 6, 2004) was an...

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      Joel Douglas is an American film producer.The second son of...

  2. Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch December 9, 1916) is an American actor and movie producer. His parents were Jews from the Russian Empire. Douglas has acted in many of Hollywood's most well-known of all time, including Spartacus. He also starred as Vincent van Gogh in Lust for Life. He is also father to actor and producer Michael Douglas.

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    • Issur Danielovitch Demsky, December 9, 1916 (age 103), Amsterdam, New York, U.S.
  3. Kirk Douglas - Wikipedia

    Wikimedia Commons haes media relatit tae Kirk Douglas.: Kirk Douglas on IMDb; Kirk Douglas at the TCM Movie Database; Personal papers of Kirk Douglas at the Wisconsin Historical Society - Roughly 180,000 documents on Douglas's personal and professional life

  4. Kirk Douglas - Death, Movies & Family - Biography

    Feb 07, 2020 · Actor Kirk Douglas brought his formidable chin and talent to classic movies such as 'Spartacus' and 'The Bad and the Beautiful.' He’s also the father of actor Michael Douglas.

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    Douglas was born Issur Danielovitch (Belarusian language:Ісур Данілавіч) in Amsterdam, New York, the son of Bryna \\"Bertha\\" (née Sanglel; 1884–1958) and Herschel \\"Harry\\" Danielovitch (c. 1884–1950; citations regarding his exact year of birth differ). His parents were Jewish immigrants from Chavusy, Mogilev Region, in the Russian Empire (present-day Belarus), and the family spoke Yiddish at home.His father's brother, who emigrated earlier, used the surname Demsky, which Douglas's family adopted...

    Douglas first wanted to be an actor after he recited the poem The Red Robin of Spring while in kindergarten and received applause. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1941, shortly after the United States entered World War II, where he served as a communications officer in anti-submarine warfare. He was medically discharged for war injuries in 1944.He married Diana Dill on November 2, 1943. They had two sons, Michael in 1944 and Joel in 1947, before they divorced in 1951.After the war, D...

    Douglas's image as a tough guy was established in his eighth film, Champion (1949), after producer Stanley Kramer chose him to play a selfish boxer. In accepting the role, he took a gamble, however, since he had to turn down an offer to star in a big-budget MGM film, The Great Sinner, which would have earned him three times the income.Film historian, Ray Didinger says \\"he saw Champion as a greater risk, but also a greater opportunity ... Douglas took the part and absolutely nailed it.\\" Freder...

    Douglas stated that the keys to acting success are determination and application: \\"You must know how to function and how to maintain yourself, and you must have a love of what you do. But an actor also needs great good luck. I have had that luck.\\" Douglas had great vitality and explained that \\"it takes a lot out of you to work in this business. Many people fall by the wayside because they don't have the energy to sustain their talent.\\"That attitude toward acting became evident with Champion (...

    Douglas married twice, first to Diana Dill, on November 2, 1943; they divorced in 1951. The couple had two sons, actor Michael Douglas and producer Joel Douglas. Afterwards, in Paris, he met producer Anne Buydens (born Hannelore Marx; April 23, 1919, Hanover, Germany) while acting on location in Lust for Life.She originally fled from Germany to escape Nazism and survived by putting her multilingual skills to work at a film studio, doing translations for subtitles. They married on May 29, 1954...

    In a 2014 article, Douglas cited The Strange Love of Martha Ivers, Champion, Ace in the Hole, The Bad and the Beautiful, Act of Love, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, The Indian Fighter, Lust for Life, Paths of Glory, Spartacus, Lonely Are the Brave, and Seven Days in May as the films he was most proud of throughout his acting career.

    1. Douglas has been honored by governments and organizations of various countries, including France, Italy, Portugal, Israel, and Germany. 2. In 1981, Douglas received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Jimmy Carter, 3. In 1984, he was inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 4. In 1990, he received the French Legion of Honor for distinguished services to France in arts and letters. 5. In 1991, he recei...

    1. The Ragman's Son. Simon & Schuster, 1988. ISBN 0-671-63717-7. 2. Dance With the Devil. Random House, 1990. ISBN 0-394-58237-3. 3. The Gift. Warner Books, 1992. ISBN 0-446-51694-5. 4. Last Tango in Brooklyn. Century, 1994. ISBN 0-7126-4852-6. 5. The Broken Mirror: A Novella. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1997. ISBN 0-689-81493-3. 6. Young Heroes of the Bible. Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, 1999. ISBN 0-689-81491-7. 7. Climbing The Mountain: My Search For Meaning. Simon...

    1. Kirk Douglas at the Internet Movie Database 2. K at the TCM Movie Database 3. Kirk Douglas at the Internet Broadway Database 4. Kirk Douglas Papers at the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research. 5. Kirk Douglas' entries on Huffington Post 6. \\"Tribute to Kirk Douglas\\", Turner Classic Movies 7. Profile at Turner Classic Movies 8. Kirk Douglas interviewed by Dick Cavett, 1971 9. An Interview with Kirk Douglas 10. Kirk Douglas interviewed by Mike Wallace on The Mike Wallace Interview...

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  6. Kirk Douglas – Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre

    Kirk Douglas recebeu três indicações ao Óscar, por seus trabalhos em Champion (1949), The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) e Lust for Life (1956). Nesse último, interpretou o pintor Van Gogh . Embora não tenha sido distinguido com nenhum prémio, viria a receber um Óscar especial, em 1996 , por "50 anos de modelo moral e criativo para a ...

  7. Kirk Douglas – Wikipédia

    Kirk Douglas 100 éves kora után is megjelent a nyilvánosság előtt. A 2018-as Golden Globe díjátadón állva tapsolta a közönség a színészlegendát. Kirk Douglas 2020. február 5-én, 103 évesen hunyt el szerettei körében. Filmszerepei

  8. Kirk Douglas – Wikipedia

    Kirk Douglasin poika Michael Douglas on menestyvä näyttelijä. Muut lapset ovat Joel Douglas (s. 1947), Peter Douglas (s. 1955) ja Eric Douglas (1958–2004). Douglas oli naimisissa Diana Dillin kanssa 1943–1951 ja Anne Buydensin kanssa vuodesta 1954 aina kuolemaansa asti vuonna 2020.