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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,...

Kirk Douglas Pays Heartfelt Tribute To Late Lauren Bacall

Actor Kirk Douglas has paid tribute to Lauren Bacall in an article published in the new issue of The Hollywood Reporter.The 89-year-old movie legend died after suffering a stroke at her home in Manhattan, New...

Michael Douglas Injured His Groin At Bar Mitzvah

Michael Douglas pulled his groin at his son's Bar Mitzvah.The 69-year-old actor suffered the injury when he was lifted up in a chair whilst partaking in the traditional Jewish coming of age ceremony with his...

Steven Spielberg To Helm Montezuma?

Steven Spielberg is reportedly lining up historical tale 'Montezuma' as his next film.The filmmaker has joined forces with actor Javier Bardem and writer Steven Zaillian to bring Dalton Trumbo's 50-year-old screenplay to life on the...

Naomi Campbell Didn't Recognise Harry Styles

Naomi Campbell failed to recognise Harry Styles when they met.The supermodel stunned her friend Kate Moss when she mistook the One Direction heartthrob for the child of one of their other model friends backstage at...

Michael Douglas' Druggy University Days

Michael Douglas ''did a lot of drugs'' when he went to university. The 'Wall Street 2' actor became ''a hippy'' when he enrolled in the University of California, Santa Barbara, and spent his time taking...

Laurence Olivier Condemns Co-stars In Bitter Tapes

Sir Laurence Olivier's stinging criticism of co-stars including Marilyn Monroe, Joan Fontaine and Kirk Douglas has been revealed in tapes he made for the autobiography he never wrote.The acting legend's audio tapes have been uncovered...

Michael Douglas Inspired By Father

Michael Douglas' father Kirk Douglas is inspiring him in the ''third act'' of his life.The 68-year-old actor accepts he is nearer the end of his journey in the world than the beginning and his throat...

Prince Apologises For Damaging Borrowed The Roots Star's Guitar During Tv Set

Prince has apologised to The Roots' musician Kirk Douglas after trashing his guitar during a late-night Tv set in New York last week (01Mar13).The enigmatic Purple Rain hitmaker asked to borrow Douglas' 1961 Epiphone Crestwood...

Steven Spielberg Named President Of Cannes Film Festival Jury

Steven Spielberg will be president of the jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival.The notorious director - who won the festival's top Palme d'Or prize in 1974 for his film 'The Sugarland Express' - will...

Kirk Douglas To Receive Lifetime Achievement Prize From Hollywood Publicists

Acting legend Kirk Douglas will be honoured in recognition of his stellar career at the 50th annual ICG Publicists Guild Awards next month (Feb13).The Spartacus star will join the likes of Warren Beatty, Arnold Schwarzenegger,...

Robert De Niro Shares Spotlight With Kirk Douglas At Santa Barbara Film Festival

Robert De Niro made Kirk Douglas' 96th birthday extra memorable by handing him an original Raging Bull script at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in California on Saturday (08Dec12).De Niro was the guest of...

Pictures: Over 3,500 Meals Served Up At The 76th Thanksgiving La Mission

Veteran movie star Kirk Douglas chips in for the Thanksgiving LA MissionThis Thanksgiving marks the 76th anniversary that the Los Angeles Mission serves out a festive meal to the hundreds of unfortunate homeless people who...

Pink Panther Star Herbert Lom Dies, Aged 95

Herbert Lom, the actor best known for playing Charles Dreyfus in the Pink Panther movies, has died aged 95. He may have starred alongside Hollywood greats Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston and Alec Guinness, he may...

Kirk Douglas Doubles Skid Row Pledge To $10 Million

Kirk Douglas has doubled his pledge for a Los Angeles charity, reports The Washington post.In an act of generosity, Kirk Douglas has doubled the previous pledge of $5m to the Anne Douglas Center for Women...

Kirk Douglas Donates $5 Million To Women's Shelter

Actor Kirk Douglas has donated another $5 million (£3.1 million) to a women's homeless shelter in Los Angeles.The Spartacus star and his wife Anne recently pledged a massive $50 million (£31 million) donation to five...

Kirk Douglas Honoured At Special Spartacus Screening

Veteran actor Kirk Douglas was overcome with emotion during a special screening of his movie Spartacus when members of the audience stood up and started shouting his most famous line in the film.The 1960 epic...

Kirk Douglas Donates $50 Million To Charity

Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas has pledged a massive $50 million (£31 million) donation to charity.The Spartacus star and his wife, Anne, will give the money to five non-profit organisations through their Douglas Foundation. A portion...

Kirk Douglas Teams Up With Tv Spartacus To Launch New Memoir

Movie legend Kirk Douglas is teaming up with TV's new Spartacus to launch his new new memoir about the making of the 1960 film classic.The 95 year old is releasing I Am Spartacus! Making a...

Most-watched Show Sunday? 60 Minutes

With its hour-long tribute to Mike Wallace on Sunday, CBS's 60 Minutes easily became the most-watched show of the night, averaging 10.8 million viewers. The program featured Wallace interviewing such celebrities as Johnny Carson, Ronald...

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