Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie star, dies at 103

Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie star, dies at 103

Kirk Douglas, the intense, muscular star using the dimpled chin who starred in “Spartacus, ” “Lust for Life” and a large number of other films, helped fatally damage the blacklist against suspected Communists and reigned for many years as a Hollywood maverick and patriarch, passed away Wednesday, their household stated. He had been 103.

An actor from the golden age of movies who lived well into his golden years, a humanitarian whose commitment to justice and the causes he believed in set a standard for all of us to aspire to, ” his son Michael said in a statement on his Instagram account“To the world, he was a legend. Continue reading “Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie star, dies at 103”