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American stage and film actor

Kirk Douglas is ...

Alive
Born 9 Dec 1916 in Amsterdam
Age101 years, 5 months
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Kirk Douglas
Kirk Douglas
College graduation photo of Kirk Douglas in 1939

About Kirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch, December 9, 1916) is an American actor, producer, director, and author. He is one of the last surviving stars of the film industry's Golden Age. After an impoverished childhood with immigrant parents and six sisters, he had 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 and 1960s, known for serious dramas, including westerns and war movies. During his career, he appeared in more than 90 movies. Douglas is known for his explosive acting style. Douglas became an international star through positive reception for his leading role as an unscrupulous boxing hero in Champion (1949), which brought him his first nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. Other early films include Young Man with a Horn (1950), playing opposite Lauren Bacall and Doris Day; Ace in the Hole opposite Jan Sterling (1951); and Detective Story (1951). He received a second Oscar nomination for his dramatic role in The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), opposite Lana Turner, and his third nomination for portraying Vincent van Gogh in Lust for Life (1956). In 1955, he established Bryna Productions, which began producing films as varied as Paths of Glory (1957) and Spartacus (1960). In those two films, he starred and collaborated with the then relatively unknown director, Stanley Kubrick. Douglas helped break the Hollywood blacklist by having Dalton Trumbo write Spartacus with an official on-screen credit, although Trumbo's family claims he overstated his role. He produced and starred in Lonely Are the Brave (1962), considered a cult classic, and Seven Days in May (1964), opposite Burt Lancaster, with whom he made seven films. In 1963, he starred in the Broadway play One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, a story he purchased, and which he later gave to his son Michael Douglas, who turned it into an Oscar-winning film. As an actor and philanthropist, Douglas has received three Academy Award nominations, an Oscar for Lifetime Achievement, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. As an author, he has written ten novels and memoirs. Currently, he is No. 17 on the American Film Institute's list of the greatest male screen legends of classic Hollywood cinema, and the highest-ranked living person on the list. After barely surviving a helicopter crash in 1991 and then suffering a stroke in 1996, he has focused on renewing his spiritual and religious life. He lives with his second wife (of 63 years), Anne Buydens, a producer. He turned 100 on December 9, 2016.

He is also known as Issur Danielovitch, Issur Danielovitch Demsky, Issur Demsky and Izzy Demsky.

Films

Kirk Douglas has worked on the following films:

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
adventure film from Richard Fleischer (1954)
1954
The Bad and the Beautiful
1952 film by Vincente Minnelli
1952
Ace in the Hole
1951 film by Billy Wilder
1951
Out of the Past
1947 film by Jacques Tourneur
1947
In Harm's Way
1965 film by Otto Preminger
1965
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
1982 film by Carl Reiner
1982
Detective Story
1951 film by William Wyler
1951
The Man from Snowy River
1982 film by George T. Miller
1982
Is Paris Burning?
French-American film, 1966
1966
A Letter to Three Wives
1950 film by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
1950
Lonely Are the Brave
1962 film by Kirk Douglas, David Miller
1962
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
1957 film by John Sturges
1957
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers
1946 film by Lewis Milestone
1946
Oscar
1991 film by John Landis
1991
Champion
1949 American film
1950
The Vikings
1958 film by Richard Fleischer
1958
Saturn 3
1980 film by Stanley Donen
1980
Lust for Life
1956 film by Vincente Minnelli, George Cukor
1956
The Heroes of Telemark
1965 film by Anthony Mann
1965
Tough Guys
1986 film by Jeff Kanew
1986
The List of Adrian Messenger
1963 film by John Huston
1963
The Devil's Disciple
1959 film by Guy Hamilton
1959
The Fury
1978 film by Brian De Palma
1978
The Story of Three Loves
1953 film by Gottfried Reinhardt, Vincente Minnelli
1953
The Glass Menagerie
1950 film by Irving Rapper
1950
Cast a Giant Shadow
1966 film by Melville Shavelson
1966
Young Man with a Horn
1950 film by Michael Curtiz
1950
Town Without Pity
1961 film by Gottfried Reinhardt
1961
Greedy
1994 film by Jonathan Lynn
1994
The Arrangement
1969 film directed by Elia Kazan
1969
The Big Sky
1952 film by Howard Hawks
1952
It Runs in the Family
2003 film by Fred Schepisi
2003
Mourning Becomes Electra
1947 film by Dudley Nichols
1947
Two Weeks in Another Town
1962 drama film
1962
Top Secret Affair
1957 film by H. C. Potter
1957
Strangers When We Meet
1960 film by Richard Quine
1960
The Light at the Edge of the World
1971 adventure film
1971
Ulysses
adventure film based on Homer's epic poem Odyssey
1954
The War Wagon
1967 film by Kirk Douglas, Howard Keel, Bruce Dern, Robert Walker, Jr., Bruce Cabot, Burt Kennedy, John Wayne, Keenan Wynn, Gene Evans, Clair Huffaker, Joanna Barnes
1967
I Walk Alone
1948 film by Byron Haskin
1948
The Way West
1967 film by Andrew V. McLaglen
1967
The Big Trees
1952 film by Felix E. Feist
1952
The Brotherhood
1968 film by Martin Ritt
1968
The Last Sunset
1961 film by Robert Aldrich
1961
Once Is Not Enough
novel by Jacqueline Susann
1975
There Was a Crooked Man...
1970 film by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
1970
Act of Love
1953 film by Anatole Litvak
1953
Eddie Macon's Run
1983 film by Jeff Kanew
1983
Holocaust 2000
1977 film by Alberto De Martino
1977
Along the Great Divide
1951 film by Raoul Walsh
1951
To Catch a Spy
1971 film by Dick Clement
1971
The Walls of Jericho
1948 film by John M. Stahl
1948
Last Train from Gun Hill
1959 film by John Sturges
1959
Diamonds
1999 American comedy film
1999
A Century of Cinema
1994 film by Caroline Thomas
1994
A Lovely Way to Die
1968 film by David Lowell Rich
1968
The Indian Fighter
1955 film by André de Toth
1955
The Juggler
1953 film by Edward Dmytryk
1953
Inherit the Wind
1988 film by David Greene
1988
The Racers
1955 film by Henry Hathaway
1955
The Villain
1979 film by Hal Needham
1979
Man Without a Star
1955 film by King Vidor
1955
Posse
1975 film by Kirk Douglas
1975
My Dear Secretary
1948 film by Charles Martin
1948
A Gunfight
1971 film by Lamont Johnson
1971
Home Movies
1980 film by Brian De Palma
1980
Illusion
2004 film by Michael A. Goorjian
2004
The Master Touch
1972 film by Michele Lupo
1972
The Hook
1963 film by George Seaton
1963
For Love or Money
1963 film by Michael Gordon
1963
Scalawag
1973 film by Kirk Douglas
1973