Kirk Douglas, one of the last surviving stars of Hollywood's Golden age has passed away!
It is with tremendous sadness that we announced Kirk Douglas is no longer with us. The legendary star has played out his final act. He was 103.
Known for his work in movies such as "Spartacus" and "Champion," his death was confirmed by his son, Michael Douglas.
Michael took to his Instagram account and revealed the tragic news. In the post, where he shared a picture of his father, he wrote, "It is with tremendous sadness that my brothers and I announce that Kirk Douglas left us today at the age of 103."
Michael shared a heartfelt tribute after Kirk's passing. Source: Michael Douglas Instagram
Furthermore, he mentioned how wonderful and proud he feels as his son and he will continue to cherish all the memory he had with him.
In addition, the Academy Award winner said, "Kirk's life was well-lived, and he leaves a legacy in film that will endure for generations to come, and a history as a renowned philanthropist who worked to aid the public and bring peace to the planet."
As few of the last surviving members of Hollywood's Golden Age, Kirk left a everlasting impression in Hollywood. In his long and illustrious career, he was nominated for Academy Award three times and received a Honorary Award for his contribution to the cinema.
In his lifetime, Kirk was married two times. First marriage with Diana Douglas, 1943-1951, and second with Anne Buydens, 1954-2020.
He became father to four kids, Michael, Eric, Peter, and Joel.
In his long career, he was most prominent for his role in Spartacus, Paths of Glory, and Lust for Life.