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  1. Sherlock Producer to Receive Top Honor at Edinburgh TV Festival

    3:46 am PDT 04/03/2015
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    Beryl Vertue will be the recipient of the festival's first lifetime achievement award. READ MORE

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  2. Kirk and Anne Douglas Donate $2.3 Million to Children's Hospital Los Angeles for Surgical Robot

    11:56 am PDT 03/26/2015
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    The couple, married more than 60 years, are longtime supporters of the hospital. READ MORE

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  3. AFI Awards: Everyone's a Winner as Film and TV Contenders Kick Off Globes Weekend

    4:12 pm PST 01/09/2015
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    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Kirk Douglas, Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey and Clint Eastwood were among the A-listers on hand to celebrate the year's top 11 films and top 10 TV shows, according to American Film Institute juries READ MORE

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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