Actor, Soundtrack, Producer
Cleft-chinned, steely-eyed and virile star of international cinema who rose from being "the ragman's son" (the name of his best-selling 1988 autobiography) to become a bona fide superstar, Kirk Douglas, also known as Issur Danielovitch Demsky, was born in Amsterdam, New York, in 1916. His parents, Bryna (Sanglel) and Herschel Danielovitch, were ...
Born: December 9, 1916
Star sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Known for: Spartacus (1960), Paths of Glory (1957), 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954), The Final Countdown (1980)