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  1. Kirk Douglas Obituary Published by People.com

    6:29 pm PST 11/30/2014
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    Twitter alights as the celebrity brand erroneously publishes a pre-written obituary with the headline: 'DO NOT PUB Kirk Douglas Dies' READ MORE

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  2. Kirk Douglas Remembers Lauren Bacall: She Was My "Lucky Charm"

    6:00 am PDT 08/20/2014
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    The legendary actor, who knew the late actress as "Betty," credits her for bringing him to the attention of Hollywood and inspiring him to help others READ MORE

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  3. Lauren Bacall, Hollywood's Icon of Cool, Dies at 89

    4:59 pm PDT 08/12/2014
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    The sultry and sexy actress was electric in the 1940s films 'To Have and Have Not' and 'Key Largo' opposite her husband, Humphrey Bogart READ MORE

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  4. Jeffrey Katzenberg To Be Honored by The Anti-Defamation League

    11:40 am PDT 04/08/2013
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    Kirk Douglas will open the May 8 dinner at which the DreamWorks Animation CEO will receive the ADL Entertainment Industry Award. READ MORE

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  5. Morrissey on Smiths Reunion, Label Woes and Why Paul McCartney Should 'Return His Knighthood' (Q&A)

    3:35 pm PST 02/27/2013
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    He worships Kirk Douglas, despises the Queen and one-upped the Beatles legend by making his sold-out Staples Center show meat-free -- but why can't this superstar land a record deal? READ MORE

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  6. Hollywood PR Reps Lower Smartphones to Salute Peers and 'Argo' at Publicists Awards

    5:40 pm PST 02/22/2013
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    The 50th Publicists Awards luncheon included appearances by Kirk Douglas, Robert Downey Jr., Sally Field, Ron Meyer, Kevin Feige, Matt Bomer and Piper Perabo. READ MORE

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  7. Kirk Douglas to Receive Publicists' Lifetime Achievement Award

    8:34 am PST 01/15/2013
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    The presentation will be made at the International Cinematographers Guild’s 50th Annual Awards Luncheon. READ MORE

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  8. Robert De Niro Honored by Santa Barbara Film Fest, Kirk Douglas, 'Playbook' Collaborators

    11:38 am PST 12/09/2012
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    De Niro, a two-time Oscar winner, was presented with the festival's Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film by Douglas himself on the eve of his 96th birthday. READ MORE

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  9. The Hollywood Reporter, After 65 Years, Addresses Role in Blacklist

    10:00 am PST 11/19/2012
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    Sixty-five years ago, the town's studio chiefs, executives and guilds joined a communist witch hunt launched by THR's legendary owner, Billy Wilkerson. Today, in the first-ever exploration of a demagogue's mission and the lives destroyed, his son writes a formal apology. READ MORE

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  10. Blacklist Profiles: 7 Writers and Actors Who Defied Hollywood

    10:00 am PST 11/19/2012
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    Kirk Douglas -- who took a stand and hired banned screenwriter Dalton Trumbo for "Spartacus" -- is one of several who talk to THR about putting their careers on the line by opposing the Blacklist. READ MORE

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  11. Sean Penn on His Blacklisted Dad: 'There Was No Loyalty'

    10:00 am PST 11/19/2012
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    In a guest piece for THR, the actor remembers the grace and dignity with which his father endured the harsh, damning wounds inflicted by an industry -- and a country -- that turned against him. READ MORE

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  12. Kirk and Anne Douglas Donate $50 Million to Five Non-Profits

    9:10 pm PDT 07/27/2012
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    One gift will be used to enlarge the Harry's Haven Alzheimer's unit at the Motion Picture & Television Fund's retirement home and hospital in Woodland Hills, Calif. READ MORE

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  13. Kirk Douglas: 'I Am Always Optimistic'

    4:31 pm PDT 06/06/2012
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    Pacemaker, helicopter crash, stroke: The nonagenarian actor out with a new book, recalls brushes with death, how he broke the blacklist with "Spartacus" and his plans for a third bar mitzvah if he makes his next birthday. READ MORE

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  14. Kirk Douglas on His 10 Best Big Screen Roles

    3:16 pm PDT 06/06/2012
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    The 95-year-old legend chimes in on THR's selections of his greatest performances. READ MORE

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  15. Kirk Douglas Celebrates 'Spartacus,' CBS Execs Attend Jewish Family Service Tribute Dinner and Young Hollywood Gives Back

    6:17 am PDT 06/05/2012
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    Hollywood hits the town to support industry friends and legendary actors. READ MORE

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  16. Top 10 Kirk Douglas Films Worth Watching

    1:40 pm PDT 05/31/2012
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    From lacing on boxing gloves in "Champion" to sword wielding in "Spartacus," Douglas' movie career has spanned numerous genres that can't be missed. READ MORE

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  17. How a Poor Jewish Kid From Upstate New York Became Kirk Douglas -- Hollywood's Best-Loved Gladiator

    9:00 am PDT 05/31/2012
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    Born Issur Danielovitch, the 95-year-old star of "Spartacus" looks back on his legendary career. READ MORE

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  18. Kirk Douglas: Photos From the 'Spartacus' Set

    8:49 am PDT 05/31/2012
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    The actor, best known for his performance in the 1960 film "Spartacus" as the defiant slave who led an uprising against the Romans, will release his 10th book, "I Am Spartacus! Making a Film, Breaking the Blacklist," on June 12. READ MORE

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  19. Full THR Interview with Kirk Douglas

    11:32 am PDT 05/29/2012
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    THR's Scott Feinberg sits down with 95-year-old actor and author Kirk Douglas. The living legend's e-book I Am Spartacus! Making a Film, Breaking the Blacklist comes out in June and includes a foreword by George Clooney. READ MORE

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  20. Jeffrey Katzenberg Talks Obama's Re-Election, Philanthropy and the Premium VOD Battle (Q&A)

    5:00 am PDT 04/25/2012
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    On April 25 at CinemaCon, the DreamWorks Animation CEO receives the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation's highest honor. READ MORE

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