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Kirk Douglas: 'Being 100 Is Sad... I Miss My Friends'

The actor reached the landmark age in December (16), and celebrated with a star-studded party alongside family. While he is proud to have made it to 100, Kirk sometimes struggles without the pals he started...

Kirk Douglas Admits Acting Brought Him Closer To Son Michael Douglas

Kirk Douglas has revealed he only got close to his son Michael Douglas when he followed in his footsteps and started acting.The 100-year-old American actor, producer, director and author is a legend of the 'Golden...

Kirk Douglas Celebrates 100th Birthday With Star-studded Party

Family and friends gathered at the upscale Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles to take part in vodka-fuelled festivities in honour of the actor's milestone birthday. Michael and his wife Catherine...

Catherine Zeta-jones Shares Video Tribute For Kirk Douglas' 100th Birthday

The Chicago actress took to the social media site to honour Kirk as he kicked off his big day. "Happy Birthday Kirk, 100 years old today, love you pappy," she wrote at...

Kirk Douglas Turns 100

Kirk Douglas has admitted to feeling ''lonely'' as he celebrates his 100th birthday.The iconic Hollywood actor reached the milestone age as he rang in his birthday on Friday (09.12.16), but said he finds it difficult...

Kirk Douglas Marking 100th Birthday With Book Of Love

The Spartacus star will celebrate the age milestone on Friday (09Dec16), and two days before his big birthday, it has been revealed Kirk will release a new book all about his life and...

Kirk Douglas Looking Forward To 100th Birthday Celebrations

The old-timer has no idea what to expect at the party on 9 December (16), when around 200 guests have been invited to mark the occasion. "About 200 friends and family members...

Kirk Douglas Has The Power To 'Take Care' Of Air Turbulence

The Spartacus star was once on a plane with movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, when he showed that his intimidating nature is enough to calm the skies.Sharing an anecdote about the 99-year-old actor during an event...

Michael Douglas Celebrates Thanksgiving With Father Kirk

Michael Douglas celebrated Thanksgiving with his father Kirk. The 72-year-old actor and his 47-year-old wife Catherine Zeta-Jones enjoyed some quality time together with the 99-year-old actor for the American national holiday on Thursday (24.11.16), and...

Kirk Douglas Recognised By Jewish Congress For Support Of Israel

The actor, who will celebrate his 100th birthday next month (Dec16), was recognised by the organisation for the work he has done in support of Israel. World Jewish Congress president Ronald Lauder said Douglas has...

Michael Douglas Planning Actor Father Kirk's 100th Birthday Party

The Wall Street actor has been put in charge of planning a celebration for his father's landmark birthday on 9 December (16) and the Spartacus star requested a small get-together over tea but...

Warren Beatty To Receive Lifetime Achievement Honour

The 79-year-old will receive the 11th annual Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film from The Santa Barbara International Film Festival on 1 December (16). This year's event coincides with Douglas's 100th...

Michael Douglas: 'I Was A Terrible Actor When I Started!'

Michael, 71, has a diverse range of films in his back catalogue, including Academy Award-winning Wall Street and the recent Marvel offering Ant-Man. Growing up as the son of critically acclaimed actor Kirk, now 99,...

Michael Douglas' Son Cameron Released From Jail - Report

Cameron, 37, was sentenced to a five year prison term for possessing heroin and selling other drugs in 2010, a sentence extended after he confessed to smuggling illegal substances into jail. He...

Kirk Douglas' Former House Up For Sale

The five-bedroom house in Palm Springs, California, was designed in 1954 and comes complete with Hollywood memorabilia, according to the listing agent Jim Schwietz. The 99-year-old Spartacus star bought the property in...

Kirk Douglas Helps Fund Alzheimer's Care Facility On 99th Birthday

The legendary actor and his wife Anne pledged $15 million (£10 million) to the organisation, which provides programmes and services for members of the entertainment industry. Their contribution is going towards...

Kirk Douglas Thrilled With Dean O'gorman's Trumbo Performance

The Lord of The Rings actor plays Douglas as a young man in the film, which features Bryan Cranston as the blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. Before taking on the part, Dean...

Hollywood Executive Roger H. Davis Dies At 92

The William Morris Agency boss passed away in Los Angeles on Sunday (16Aug15) following a long battle with cancer. Davis began his career as an attorney in the 1950s before joining...

Kirk Douglas: 'Hunting Wild Animals Was Most Stupid Thing I've Ever Done'

In a blog post for The Huffington Post, the actor describes his experiences of the wild game hunting trip to Africa, which was documented by a photographer for a book called Great Hunts....

Oscar Helped Michael Douglas Overcome Stage Fright

The star reveals he suffered from crippling stage fright in college and it wasn't until he took home the Academy Award for Wall Street that he felt confident in his abilities as an...

Michael Douglas Pays Tribute To Mother

Michael Douglas has hailed his late mother as ''a class act''.The 'Ant-Man' actor's mum Diana Douglas Webster - the first wife of his father Kirk - passed away from cancer at the age of 92...

Michael Douglas On His Late Mother, Describes Her As A “Lady” & “Class Act”

Michael Douglas described his late mother, Diana Douglas, as a “class act” during a recent appearance at a press screening of his soon-to-be-released movie, Ant-Man, on Monday (13th July). Diana died earlier this month at...

Michael Douglas: 'My Father Is Doing Ok After Mother's Death'

Michael's actress mother Diana, Kirk's first wife, passed away on Friday (03Jul15) after a battle with cancer, but the Wall Street actor honoured his commitments for upcoming superhero movie Ant-Man and flew into...

Michael Douglas' Actress Mother Loses Cancer Battle

Diana Douglas, the first wife of the movie star's father Kirk, passed away at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital in Woodland Hills, California on Friday (03Jul15) after losing her battle with cancer....

Diana Douglas, Actress And Mother Of Michael Douglas Dies Aged 92

Actress Diana Douglas the mother of Michael Douglas and the first wife of Kirk Douglas has died aged 92, her husband Donald Webster confirmed. Douglas died on Friday at the Motion Picture and Television Home...

Michael Douglas Preparing For Father's 100th Birthday

The Spartacus star is set to reach the milestone on 9 December, 2016 and his son is adamant the sprightly 98 year old is keeping well by taking on projects such as poetry...

Actress/singer Monica Lewis Dies At 93

The star passed away of natural causes in Woodland Hills, California on Friday (12Jun15). Lewis was best known for providing the singing voice for the Miss Chiquita Banana TV commercial character...

Michael Douglas Credits Young Son With Newfound Spirituality

The Wall Street actor reveals his 14-year-old boy with wife Catherine Zeta-Jones has completely embraced the religion, much to his grandfather Kirk Douglas' delight, and his enthusiasm has rubbed off on the movie...

Kirk Douglas And His Wife Gift Hospital $2.3 Million For New Robot

The funding will be used for the purchase of a da Vinci robot for the hospital's division of paediatric urology, while some of the cash will support the training of physicians using the...

The Hobbit Star To Play Kirk Douglas In Trumbo Biopic

The Hobbit star Dean O'gorman is to portray movie great Kirk Douglas in a new film.The actor, who played dwarf Fili in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings prequels, joins the cast of Trumbo,...

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