Kirk Douglas

Biography

Kirk Douglas (December 9, 1916) is an American stage and film actor, film producer and author. His popular films include Champion (1949), Ace in the Hole (1951), The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), Lust for Life (1956), Paths of Glory (1957), Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) Spartacus (1960), and Lonely Are the Brave (1962).

He is #17 on the American Film Institute's list of the greatest male American screen legends of all time. In 1996, he received the Academy Honorary Award "for 50 years as a creative and moral force in the motion picture community."

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Kirk Douglas (December 9, 1916) is an American stage and film actor, film producer and author. His popular films include Champion (1949), Ace in the Hole (1951), The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), Lust for Life (1956), Paths of Glory (1957), Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) Spartacus (1960), and Lonely Are the Brave (1962).

He is #17 on the American Film Institute's list of the greatest male American screen legends of all time. In 1996, he received the Academy Honorary Award "for 50 years as a creative and moral force in the motion picture community."

Description above from the Wikipedia article Kirk Douglas, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 114

Birthday 1916-12-09

Place of Birth Amsterdam, New York, USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Issur Danielovitch Demsky

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2012 Stanley Kubrick in Focus
2010 Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff as Himself - Interviewee
2009 Kirk Douglas: Before I Forget as Himself
2008 Empire State Building Murders as Jim Kovalski
2007 Trumbo as Himself / Interviewee
2005 A Father ... A Son ... Once Upon A Time In Hollywood as Himself
2004 Illusion as Donald Baines
2003 It Runs in the Family as Mitchell Gromberg
2001 FBI contre Hollywood
1999 Diamonds as Harry Agensky
1997 The View(1 episode)
1996 Clive Anderson All Talk(1 episode)
1994 The Lies Boys Tell as Ed Reese
1994 Touched by an Angel(1 episode)
1994 Greedy as Uncle Joe McTeague
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1992 The Secret as Grandpa Mike Dunmore
1992 Two-Fisted Tales
1991 Oscar as Eduardo Provolone
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 Tales from the Crypt(1 episode)
1988 Inherit the Wind as Matthew Harrison Brady
1986 Tough Guys as Archie Long
1985 Amos as Amos Lasher
1984 Draw! as Harry H. Holland aka Handsome Harry Holland
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(1 episode)
1983 Eddie Macon's Run as Carl 'Buster' Marzack
1982 Remembrance Of Love as Joe Rabin
1982 Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid as (in "I Walk Alone") (archive footage)
1982 The Man from Snowy River as Harrison / Spur
1980 Home Movies as Dr. Tuttle
1980 Saturn 3 as Adam
1980 The Final Countdown as Capt. Matthew Yelland
1979 The Villain as Cactus Jack
1978 The Kennedy Center Honors(1 episode)
1978 The Fury as Peter Sandza
1977 Holocaust 2000 as Robert Caine
1976 Victory at Entebbe as Herschel Vilnofsky
1976 The Moneychangers as Alex Vandervoort
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1975 Jacqueline Susann's Once is Not Enough as Mike Wayne
1975 Posse as Howard Nightingale
1974 Cat and Mouse as George Anderson
1973 Scalawag as Peg
1973 The American Film Institute Salute to ...(1 episode)
1973 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde as Dr. Jekyll / Mr. Hyde
1972 The Master Touch as Steve Wallace
1972 The Special London Bridge Special as The Indian Fighter
1971 To Catch a Spy as Andrej
1971 A Gunfight as Will Tenneray
1971 The Light at the Edge of the World as Will Denton
1970 There Was a Crooked Man... as Paris Pitman, Jr.
1969 The Arrangement as Eddie Anderson
1969 The Johnny Cash Show(1 episode)
1968 The Brotherhood as Frank Ginetta
1968 A Lovely Way To Die as Jim Schuyler
1968 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In(2 episodes)
1967 The War Wagon as Lomax
1967 The Way West as Sen. William J. Tadlock
1966 Is Paris Burning? as General Patton
1966 Cast a Giant Shadow as Col. David 'Mickey' Marcus
1965 The Heroes of Telemark as Dr. Rolf Pedersen
1965 In Harm's Way as Commander Paul Eddington, Jr.
1964 Seven Days in May as Col. Martin 'Jiggs' Casey
1963 For Love or Money as Donald Kenneth "Deke" Gentry
1963 Hollywood Without Make-Up as himself
1963 The List of Adrian Messenger as George Brougham / Vicar Atlee / Mr. Pythian / Arthur Henderson
1963 The Hook as Sgt. P.J. Briscoe
1962 The Lucy Show(1 episode)
1962 Two Weeks in Another Town as Jack Andrus
1962 Lonely Are the Brave as John W. "Jack" Burns
1961 Town Without Pity as Major Garrett
1961 The Last Sunset as Brendan 'Bren' O'Malley
1960 Spartacus as Spartacus
1960 Strangers When We Meet as Larry Coe
1959 The Devil's Disciple
1959 Last Train from Gun Hill as Marshal Matt Morgan
1958 The Vikings as Einar
1957 Paths of Glory as Col. Dax
1957 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral as Dr. John 'Doc' Holliday
1957 Top Secret Affair as Maj. Gen. Melville A. Goodwin
1956 Lust for Life as Vincent Van Gogh
1956 The Steve Allen Show(2 episodes)
1955 The Indian Fighter as Johnny Hawks
1955 Man Without a Star as Dempsey Rae
1955 The Racers as Gino Borgesa
1954 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea as Ned Land
1954 Ulysses as Ulysses
1953 Act Of Love as Robert Teller
1953 The Juggler as Hans Muller
1953 The Story of Three Loves as Pierre Narval
1952 The Bad and the Beautiful as Jonathan Shields
1952 This Is Your Life(1 episode)
1952 The Big Sky as Jim Deakins
1952 The Big Trees as Jim Fallon
1951 Detective Story as Det. James 'Jim' McLeod
1951 Ace in the Hole as Chuck Tatum
1951 Along the Great Divide as Marshal Len Merrick
1950 The Glass Menagerie as Jim O'Connor
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour(2 episodes)
1950 Young Man with a Horn as Rick Martin
1949 Champion as Michael 'Midge' Kelly
1949 A Letter to Three Wives as George Phipps
1949 My Dear Secretary as Owen Waterbury
1948 The Walls of Jericho as Tucker Wedge
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show(5 episodes)
1948 I Walk Alone as Noll 'Dink' Turner
1947 Mourning Becomes Electra as Peter Niles
1947 Out of the Past as Whit Sterling
1946 The Strange Love of Martha Ivers as Walter O'Neil
1929 The Academy Awards(9 episodes)
1900 Bienvenido a Veraz as Quentin

Production

1971 A Gunfight … Executive Producer
1971 The Light at the Edge of the World … Producer
1966 Grand Prix … Executive Producer
1960 Spartacus … Executive Producer
1957 Paths of Glory … Producer
1900 Tales of the Vikings(39 episodes) … Producer

Directing

1975 Posse … Director
1973 Scalawag … Director

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