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Joe Turkel, the Bartender in ‘The Shining,’ Dies at 94

Joe Turkel, who portrayed the haunting bartender in Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining and the creator of the replicants in Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner, has died. He was 94. Turkel died Monday at Providence St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, his family announced. Turkel also appeared in two other Kubrick films: as a gunman in the climactic shootout […]

Joanna Barnes, Actress in ‘The Parent Trap’ and ‘Auntie Mame,’ Dies at 87

Joanna Barnes, the actress, author and newspaper columnist who portrayed less-than-likable young ladies in The Parent Trap and Auntie Mame, has died. She was 87. Barnes died Friday at her home at The Sea Ranch, California, after dealing with “multiple health problems,” her friend Sally Jackson told The Hollywood Reporter.  Barnes also starred as Jane […]

Kirk Douglas Estate, Which Includes Personal Walk of Fame, Sells for $1.5M Above Asking

Update: Kirk and Ann Douglas’ former home in Beverly Hills has sold for more than $1.5 million above its asking price of $7.495 million. Listing agent Rochelle Atlas Maize says that the property received 31 offers, and, according to The Wall Street Journal, the buyer is Stephen Liu, “an orthopedic surgeon who is founder and […]

Anne Douglas, Philanthropist and Widow of Kirk Douglas, Dies at 102

She was a location scout for John Huston, a publicist at Cannes and president of her husband's production company.

Cameron Douglas on Legacy of Grandfather Kirk Douglas: “It’s Hard to Imagine Anyone Doing It Better”

Kirk Douglas' grandson, Cameron Douglas, remembers the acting legend, who died on Feb. 5.

Kirk Douglas’ ‘The Fury’ Co-Star Remembers Heartfelt Advice Actor Gave Her

While having her first starring role in the film alongside Douglas, Amy Irving says the late actor cheered her up when she was in an emotional state.

Michael Douglas’ Former Partner on Kirk Douglas: “He Knew How to Play a Hero”

Brenda Vaccaro reflects on her time getting to know Michael Douglas' father during her seven-year relationship with the actor.

Brian De Palma Remembers Filming a Student Film With Kirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas joined De Palma, who was teaching a filmmaking course at Sarah Lawrence College in the 1970s, in producing low-budget feature 'Home Movies.'

How Kirk Douglas Broke the Blacklist With Savvy and Star Power

Kirk Douglas made the decision in 1960 to include Dalton Trumbo's name on the credits of 'Spartacus' — bucking the ban that kept accused communists from working in Hollywood through the 1950s.

Critic’s Notebook: Kirk Douglas, a Titan of Big-Screen Intensity

Kirk Douglas, who died Wednesday at the age of 103, was a vital, versatile actor who epitomized a distinctly masculine, Old Hollywood grit, energy and elegance both onscreen and off.

Hollywood Pays Tribute to “Incredible Icon” Kirk Douglas

In the wake of Kirk Douglas's death on Wednesday, Hollywood came together on social media to share tributes and memories of the late actor who died at age 103.