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).
Hollywood legend Michael Douglas has revealed how fans now mistake him for his famous father Kirk. Michael, 76, says he was taken aback when parents at his kids' school mistook him for iconic Spartacus actor Kirk.
Michael, who does resemble his late dad now, says he does not get angry, but simply plays up to the comedy. He shared the awkward moment at the virtual high school graduation of daughter Carys, the youngest of his two children with wife Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Douglas explained: “We had a lovely experience. It was a virtual graduation. "We couldn’t actually be in the same room that she was in because of COVID protections and all of that “And it was so wonderful and we’re so proud of her, but I’ve got to tell you, Kelly, it’s aRead more on mirror.co.uk