Kirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch; December 9, 1916 – February 5, 2020) was an American actor, producer, director and author. He grew up as Izzy Demsky and legally changed his name to Kirk Douglas before entering the United States Navy during World War II.

During his career, Douglas appeared in more than 90 movies and was known for his explosive acting style. He became an international star 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), Ace in the Hole (1951), and Detective Story (1951), a film for which he received a Golden Globe nomination as Best Actor in a Drama. He received a second Oscar nomination for his role in The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), and his third nomination for portraying Vincent van Gogh in Lust for Life (1956), which landed him a second Golden Globe nomination.

In 1955, Douglas established Bryna Productions, which produced films as varied as Paths of Glory (1957) and Spartacus (1960). He took the lead roles in both films. Douglas has been praised for helping to break the Hollywood blacklist by having Dalton Trumbo write Spartacus with an official on-screen credit. In 1963 Douglas starred in the Broadway play One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, a story that he purchased and later gave to his son Michael Douglas, who turned it into an Oscar-winning film.

As an actor and philanthropist, Douglas received an Oscar for Lifetime Achievement, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. As an author, he wrote ten novels and memoirs. He is No. 17 on the American Film Institute's list of the greatest male screen legends of classic Hollywood cinema.

Kirk Douglas died at age 103.

Name Kirk Douglas
Age 107 years 5 month 16 days old
Net Worth 60 million
Height 1.75 meter
Born Place Amsterdam, New York, USA
Nationality US
Birthday 1916-12-09
Death 2020-02-05

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1. Kirk Douglas Age in 2024 ?

Kirk Douglas Age in 2024 is 107 years 5 month 16 days old

2. What was the birthday of Kirk Douglas ?

Birthday of Kirk Douglas was 1916-12-09

3. what was the net worth of Kirk Douglas in 2024 ?

Kirk Douglas net worth in 2024 is 60 million

4. what was the height of Kirk Douglas ?

Kirk Douglas height was 1.75 meter

5. what was the nationality of Kirk Douglas ?

Kirk Douglas nationality was US

6. What was the Kirk Douglas occupation ?

Kirk Douglas occupation was actor , film_producer , author , film_director , businessperson , soldier

7. What was the gender of Kirk Douglas ?

Gender of Kirk Douglas was Male

8. When Kirk Douglas was Died ?

Kirk Douglas was died on 2020-02-05

9. What was nick name of Kirk Douglas ?

Nick name of Kirk Douglas was Issur Danielovitch,Issur Danielovitch Demsky,Isador Demsky,Izzy Demsky,Кирк Дуглас,Кёрк Дуглас

10. Where Kirk Douglas was born?

Kirk Douglas was born in Amsterdam, New York, USA

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