One of the last survivors of the film industry’s golden age, Kirk Douglas, turned 100 years old Today. The famed actor, producer and director was born a century ago in Amsterdam, New York, as Issur Danielovitch.
Douglas is known for such films as "Spartacus," "Paths of Glory" and "Lonely are the Brave," among many other titles. The actor was also an early collaborator with director Stanley Kubrick and helped to elevate that talent ("Paths of Glory" was an early film of Kubrick’s). The talent in his family does not start and stop with him, either, as his son is the well-regarded actor Michael Douglas. I was a great fan in my young days, Happy Birthday Kirk