Kirk Douglas dead on his?100th? There have been claims that the centenarian has died after living a very long and colorful life. Let’s take a look at the claims and see just what has happened.
Is Kirk Douglas dead??
Kirk Douglas is not dead and is still very much alive. He is turning 100 today. The claims seem to be misinformed comments popping in and out on social media and other forum posts.
The claims are understandable though. Similar reports were made in the past. It appears that some people just find it hard to believe that the great actor has lived this long. Most have probably assumed that he has already passed on decades ago.
Kirk Douglas has just turned 100 today, December 9. He was able to live a very full life with an interesting number of careers under his belt. In additiona, he was well known as an actor but he also became a producer and even became an author. Moreover, he is a philanthropist, having given more than $120 million to others.
He might be a centenarian now but it appears he has no plans on taking a break. He is currently working on his 12th book!
During Douglas? acting career, he became famous for his roles in a number of top films during his time. The films that made his career are: ?Seven Days in May,? ?Champion,? ?Lust for Life,? ?Gunfight at the OK Corral,? ?20,000 Leagues Under the Sea,? and ?The Bad and the Beautiful.?
Then in 1955, Douglas formed his own production company named Bryna Prods. Which was named after his own mother.
In an interview with Variety, Kirk Douglas shared that he never really wanted to be in movies, but has always aimed to be an actor. Douglas says that he never wanted to be in the movies. He has always considered himself a stage actor.
?I started working in the Broadway stage? I needed the money. So, I came to Hollywood,? said the centenarian.
Douglas was a treasure to Hollywood?s rich history of talent and he continues to inspire others with his drive and passion for his art. Happy 100th birthday to Kirk Douglas!
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