Michael Kirk Douglas (born September 25, 1944) is an American actor and producer. He has received numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards, five Golden Globe Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and the AFI Life Achievement Award.
The elder son of Kirk Douglas and Diana Dill, Douglas received his Bachelor of Arts in Drama from the University of California, Santa Barbara. His early acting roles included film, stage, and television productions. Douglas first achieved prominence for his performance in the ABC police procedural television series The Streets of San Francisco, for which he received three consecutive Emmy Award nominations.
Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch; December 9, 1916 – February 5, 2020) was an American actor, producer, director, philanthropist and author. After an impoverished childhood with immigrant parents and six sisters, he made his film debut in The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) with Barbara Stanwyck.
Douglas soon developed into a leading box-office star throughout the 1950s, known for serious dramas, including westerns and war films. During his career, he appeared in more than 90 films. Douglas was known for his explosive acting style, which he displayed as a criminal defense attorney in Town Without Pity (1961).
Catherine Zeta-Jones has talked about how her daughter Carys Zeta Douglas wants to follow in her footsteps.On Tuesday the Oscar-winning actress, 51, told Drew Barrymore than her mini-me is determined to get into acting, and even though she excels at history and politics, being in front of the camera is her passion.She has even been warned by father Michael Douglas, whose dad is the recently passed Kirk Douglas, that if she pursues Hollywood she will always be referred to as 'the daughter of.' Will lightening strike twice?Catherine Zeta-Jones, right in 1992, has talked about how her daughter Carys, left, wants to follow in her footsteps.Read more on dailymail.co.uk