Kirk Douglas Rank
About Kirk Douglas
Kirk Douglas was a seasoned American actor and producer whose over sixty-year career saw him appear in famous films such as Champion, The Bad and the Beautiful, Lonely Are the Brave and Seven Days in May. One of his most critically acclaimed roles was in the 1952 film Lust for Life where he played the legendary Vincent van Gogh.
He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from U.S. President Jimmy Carter in 1981 as well as the French Legion of Honor from France in 1990.
In 1999, he was honored with the Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award. President George H.W. Bush gave him the National Medal of Arts awards in 2002.
From 1943 to 1951, he was married to Diana Douglas. He married Anne Buydens in 1954. He had four children, Michael, Joel, Peter and Eric. He was the father-in-law of renowned actress Catherine Zeta-Jones.
The legendary actor passed away, aged 103, at his home in California on February 5th, 2020.
Kirk had serious stroke in 1996, which severely impaired his speaking ability.
He willed all of his fortune (worth $60 million) to charity.
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Famous quotes by Kirk Douglas
The learning process continues until the day you die.Kirk Douglas
Virtue is not photogenic. What is it to be a nice guy? To be nothing, that's what. A big fat zero with a smile for everybody.Kirk Douglas
Kirk Douglas' Popularity
Kirk Douglas was a famous American actor, who was born on December 9, 1916. As a person born on this date, Kirk Douglas is listed in our database as the 3rd most popular celebrity for the day (December 9) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1916).
People born on December 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Kirk Douglas is the 134th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Kirk Douglas' birthday, Kirk Douglas is the 1101st most famous American.
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