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Inside Kirk Douglas' will - £45m fortune, gigantic charity donation and children 'snub'
Hollywood film icon Kirk Douglas died two years ago on February 5th 2020.His death came as a shock to the entertainment world, with fans and fellow stars paying tribute to the beloved actor.The news was announced by his Hollywood actor son Michael Douglas, who said in a statement at the time: "To the world, he was a legend, an actor from the golden age of movies who lived well into his golden years."A humanitarian whose commitment to justice and the causes he believed in set a standard for all of us to aspire to," adding: "But to me and my brothers Joel and Peter he was simply Dad."However following his death, it was later revealed that the actor had left a huge fortune - but many were shocked to reveal who it had and had not been left to.Hollywood icon Kirk Douglas was the star of some of the most famous films of all time, including Spartacus.He was also nominated three times for an Academy Award, for his roles in films including Champion, The Bad And The Beautiful and Lust For Life.Kirk became one of the silver screen's most renowned actors, with Steven Spielberg saying in a statement following his death: "Kirk retained his movie star charisma right to the end of his wonderful life and I’m honoured to have been a small part of his last 45 years."It is no surprise then that he amassed a huge fortune from his appearances in over 75 films, leaving a gigantic $61 million (£45m) in his will.Kirk's late wife Anne Douglas also revealed to USA Today that she had helped him to build up his fortune, by using the business skills she had learnt from her father.She said after they started dating, "That is when my business education from my father rose to the surface, and I got somebody very knowledgeable about how to invest the

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).