Category:Kirk Douglas

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Kirk Douglas, whose birth name is Issur Danielovitch Demsky or Isur Dan’elovič Dem’skij in scientific transliteration (born 9 December 1916 in Amsterdam, New York), is an American actor, producer, director, and author who, during a sixty-year acting career, has appeared in over 90 films.

Kirk Douglas 
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American stage and film actor
Date of birth 9 December 1916
Issur Danielowitsch Demsky
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • film producer
  • television actor
  • film actor
  • film director
  • screenwriter
  • businessperson
  • author
  • soldier (liaison officer)
  • actor
Position held
  • President of the Jury at the Cannes Festival (Françoise Sagan, Jacques Deray, 1980)
  • Anne Buydens (29 May 1954 – )
Award received
  • National Medal of Arts
  • Legion of Honour
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama (Lust for Life, 1956)
  • Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award (1967)
  • Honorary César (Pierre Braunberger, Louis de Funès, 1980)
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom (1981)
  • AFI Life Achievement Award (1991)
  • Kennedy Center Honors (1994)
  • Academy Honorary Award (1995)
  • Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award (1999)
  • Academy Awards
  • Golden Globe Award (1957)
  • Golden Bear (2001)
  • César Award
  • Screen Actors Guild Award (1999)
Official website
Authority control
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