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Michael Douglas Injured His Groin At Bar Mitzvah

11th July 2014

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...

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Fascinating Fact: 4248760

18th June 2014

Movie veteran Kirk Douglas celebrated his 60th wedding anniversary with his wife Anne by hosting a party over the weekend (14-15Jun14), with guests including Steven Spielberg and the Hollywood legend's son Michael Douglas and his...

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Steven Spielberg To Helm Montezuma?

7th January 2014

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...

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Naomi Campbell Didn't Recognise Harry Styles

5th November 2013

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...

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Michael Douglas' Druggy University Days

8th September 2013

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...

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Laurence Olivier Condemns Co-stars In Bitter Tapes

12th August 2013

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...

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Michael Douglas Inspired By Father

30th May 2013

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...

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

7th March 2013

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...

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Steven Spielberg Named President Of Cannes Film Festival Jury

28th February 2013

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...

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Kirk Douglas To Receive Lifetime Achievement Prize From Hollywood Publicists

16th January 2013

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,...

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

10th December 2012

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...

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The Things They Say: 3386271

23rd November 2012

"Michael's family always thanks me for bringing in reality, some fresh air. The way he grew up, well, let's just say I didn't grow up like that. I wasn't raised by nannies. My parents, they're...

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

By Contributor | 22nd November 2012

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...

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Pink Panther Star Herbert Lom Dies, Aged 95

By Hayley Avron | 27th September 2012

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...

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Kirk Douglas Doubles Skid Row Pledge To $10 Million

14th September 2012

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...

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Kirk Douglas Donates $5 Million To Women's Shelter

14th September 2012

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...

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Kirk Douglas Honoured At Special Spartacus Screening

15th August 2012

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...

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Kirk Douglas Donates $50 Million To Charity

28th July 2012

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...

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The Things They Say 25437

11th June 2012

"It was like being in a waxworks museum that had come to life. I sat with them having my picture taken thinking 'I'm from Gloucester! What the hell is this all about?'" British actor Simon...

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Kirk Douglas Teams Up With Tv Spartacus To Launch New Memoir

17th May 2012

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...

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Most-watched Show Sunday? 60 Minutes

16th April 2012

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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James Farentino, Star Of 'The Final Countdown', Dies Aged 73

26th January 2012

James Farentino, the American actor who graced TV, film and stage in almost 100 different roles, has passed away aged 73. Farentino had been ill for a long period before passing away yesterday, January 25th...

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Er Star James Farentino Dies Aged 73

25th January 2012

James Farentino, the veteran television actor best known for playing George Clooney's estranged on-screen father on ER, has died aged 73. A family spokesman told the Los Angeles that James passed away on Tuesday (24...

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Gawker Runs Brian Williams Email; Nbc "Freaks Out"

17th January 2012

It all began when Nick Denton, the founder of Gawker Media, a lively collection of gossipy blogs about the media, received a friendly email from Brian Williams, host of NBC Nightly News . Written on...

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Meryl Streep Wins Lifetime Achievement To Strengthen Oscar Chances

3rd January 2012

Meryl Streep is set to receive a lifetime achievement award at the Berlinale Film Festival, according to a report from The Guardian. The festival organisers plan to present Streep with the Honorary Golden Bear award...

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Meryl Streep To Receive Golden Bear

3rd January 2012

Meryl Streep is to receive the Honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement at the Berlin Film Festival. The actress is highly-tipped for Oscar-success following her role as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 'The Iron...

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Kirk Douglas Celebrates 95th Birthday

9th December 2011

Kirk Douglas, the legendary American stage and film actor, turned 95-years-old on Friday (December 9, 2011). He lies at No. 17 on the American Film Institute's list of the Greatest Male American Screen Legends of...

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Kim Kardashian Serves Up Thanksgiving Turkey In L.a.

24th November 2011

Kim Kardashian was amongst the stars serving up turkey at the Los Angeles Mission Thanksgiving Dinner on Wednesday (23 November 2011), and although the 31-year-old appears to be going through a rough time in her...

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Kim Kardashian Helps Homeless For Thanksgiving

24th November 2011

Kim Kardashian and Zoe Saldana served homeless people Thanksgiving meals yesterday (23.11.11).Reality TV star Kim and 'Avatar' actress Zoe volunteered at the Los Angeles Mission where they donned red aprons to serve the needy ahead...

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Douglases Honoured With Charity Award

26th September 2011

Kirk Douglas heaped praise on his wife Anne as they were honoured for their charity work at a glitzy gala last week (ends25Sep11).The Douglases are longstanding supporters of the Los Angeles Mission, and founded the...

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