OBITUARY | Kirk Douglas: A rugged life and career 1916-2020

09 February 2020 - 00:01
By the daily telegraph

Kirk Douglas, who has died at the age of 103, was a towering figure in Hollywood’s postwar golden age, the lantern-jawed star of more than 80 films such as Gunfight at the OK Corral, Paths of Glory and Spartacus; only his dimpled chin provided a note of vulnerability in an otherwise rugged physique.

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