Knowledge Identifier: +Kirk_Douglas
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1916.
Countries: United States (69%), (7%), United Kingdom (6%)
Linked to: St. Lawrence University, American Film Institute, New York Philharmonic, United States Navy
Douglas married twice, first to Diana Dill, on November 2, 1943.
Pier Angeli - According to Kirk Douglas' autobiography, he and Angeli were engaged in the 1950s after meeting on the set of the 1953 film "The Story of Three Loves"
Ace in the Hole (film) - "'Ace in the Hole"' is a 1951 American film noir starring Kirk Douglas as a cynical, disgraced reporter who stops at nothing to try to regain a job on a major newspaper
Douglas described his role as Vincent Van Gogh in Lust for Life a "very painful experience". He writes, "Not only did I look like Van Gogh, I was the same age he was when he committed suicide.".
Cafe Terrace at Night - The painting and the café were both featured in the 1956 film "Lust for Life" starring Kirk Douglas and later in "Vincent and the Doctor" , the tenth episode in the fifth series of British science fiction television series "Doctor Who"
I'm Spartacus - Spartacus (8/9) Movie CLIP HD.www.youtube.com
Walter Matthau - In 1962, he was a sympathetic sheriff in Lonely are the Brave, which starred Kirk Douglas.
Ted Berkman - He wrote the screenplay for the 1966 film starring Kirk Douglas based on the book
David Winters (choreographer) - In 1971 Winters directed and produced "Once Upon a Wheel", an ABC television documentary on the history of auto racing starring and hosted by Paul Newman and co-starring Mario Andretti, Kirk Douglas, Hugh Downs, Dean Martin, Cesar Romero, Dick Smothers and many others
James Stacy - His comeback film was the 1975 Kirk Douglas Western "Posse", in which he was cast as newspaper editor "Harold Hellman", a part Douglas had written for him
Michael Douglas - In 1975, Douglas received from his father, Kirk Douglas, the rights to the novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
Posse (1975 film) - "'Posse"' is a 1975 American Western film, produced by, directed by and starring Kirk Douglas
The Fury (1978 film) - The scene in which Kirk Douglas escapes the agents at the hotel were filmed at the now defunct Plymouth Hotel, the same hotel and room used in the 1980 film "The Blues Brothers"
Popular at home and around the world, Douglas received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1981, the French Legion of Honor in 1985, and the National Medal of the Arts in 2001.
Harold Jack Bloom - One of his last assignments was the well-regarded TV movie "Remembrance of Love" in 1982, a showcase role for Kirk Douglas as a Holocaust survivor
Judaism and I parted ways a long time ago, when I was a poor kid growing up in Amsterdam, N.Y. Back, I was pretty good in cheder, so the Jews of our community thought they would do a wonderful thing and collect enough money to send me to a yeshiva to become a rabbi.
Cooper Foundation - Despite an intensive grass-roots campaign by local preservationists, support by film actors and the movie industry including Kirk Douglas, Charlton_Heston, Janet Leigh, Ray Bradbury, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the American Society of Cinematographers, the owner, Nebraska Methodist Health Systems, Inc., went ahead with demolition on August 20, 2001, to make space available for a parking lot for its administration offices
Thea Andrews - Since joining "Entertainment Tonight" in November 2006, Andrews has interviewed many of the industry's most newsworthy celebrities, including Will Smith, Leonardo DiCaprio, Steve Carell, Hugh Jackman, Tom Cruise, Jim Carrey, Russell Crowe, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Anne Hathaway, Kirk Douglas, Marie Osmond, and Ellen DeGeneres
Eric Douglas - During an appearance on "The Early Show" in 2009, Kirk Douglas told interviewer Julie Chen that he and his wife had taken Eric to "20 rehab centers" over the years and that "nothing helped"
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
Douglas appeared at the 2018 Golden Globes with his daughter-in-law Catherine_Zeta-Jones; he received a standing ovation and helped to present the award for "Best Screenplay - Motion Picture"