Kirk Douglas, the self-described “ragman’s son” who became a global Hollywood superstar in the 1950s and ’60s, died on Wednesday. He was 103. Douglas was often cast as a troubled tough guy in films, most famously as a rebellious Roman slave named Spartacus. Off-screen, he was devoted to family and to humanitarian causes.
Kirk Douglas, Hollywood Tough Guy And ‘Spartacus’ Superstar, Dies At 103
Kirk Douglas, a Star of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Dies at 103
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Kirk Douglas, Indomitable Icon of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Dies at 103
Kirk Douglas, acclaimed actor, dead at 103
Hollywood Icon Kirk Douglas Has Died At 103