RIP Kirk Douglas

Submitted by ub on Wed, 02/05/2020 - 19:56
The last of Hollywood's A List

Kirk Douglas was an American actor, producer, director, and author. A centenarian, he was one of the last surviving Superstars. He passed away today. Kirk's health had been in decline since 1996 when he suffered a stroke.

‪Kirk Douglas rose from poverty to become a king of Hollywood https://apnews.com/4cb3b491cb2fb0a3823a3fcc8e9344f2

‪Five essential Kirk Douglas movies, from 'Paths of Glory' to (obviously) 'Spartacus' https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/movies/2020/02/05/kirk-dou…

The death of Douglas reminds me of the all-time political thriller, "Seven Days In May," in which he played a Colonel who stood up to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs a great Burt Lancaster role planning to overthrow an elected President https://youtu.be/aOd5lGVXOZw

103 years old, Douglas was one of America's great leading men. He was born in 1916 in New York, and his career spanned five decades with 75 films under his belt.https://youtu.be/WrZEt9cRYso

Kirk Douglas, Legendary ‘Spartacus’ Star, Dies at 103 https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/kirk-douglas-legendary-spartacus-st…

‪The road ahead https://www.huffpost.com/entry/the-road-ahead_b_57e03be4e4b08cb1409749f…

Remembering Kirk Douglas's powerful open letter to Trump
https://www.indy100.com/article/kirk-douglas-death-donald-trump-letter-…

Kirk Douglas obituary https://www.theguardian.com/film/2020/feb/06/kirk-douglas-obituary?CMP=…

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