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Celebrate Michael Douglas's 70th Birthday with a Look Back at His Work Onscreen | Michael Douglas

Celebrate Michael Douglas's 70th Birthday with a Look Back at His Work Onscreen

Originally posted 09/25/2014 05:15PM

Actor Michael Douglas turns 70 on Thursday. That's 70 years spent in front of cameras. What better way to celebrate his life so far than with a look back on his impressive body of work?

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Watch: Michael Douglas's Heartfelt Shout-Out to Dad Kirk, 97, at the SAG Awards | Screen Actors Guild Awards 2014, Individual Class

Watch: Michael Douglas's Heartfelt Shout-Out to 97-Year-Old Father at the SAG Awards

Originally posted 01/18/2014 09:55PM

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Michael Douglas Talks Stage Four Cancer & Kissing Matt Damon

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UpdatePosted 05/12/2013 10:35PM

Michael Douglas Says Kissing Matt Damon in Behind the Candelabra Was 'Comfortable'

Originally posted 05/12/2013 09:00PM

Many dream of kissing Matt Damon, but Michael Douglas is one of the lucky few who has actually done it. But for him, it was simply part of the job.

"Once you get that first kiss in, you are comfortable," Douglas, who stars as pianist Liberace in HBO's Behind the Candelabra, tells New York magazine in its latest cover story (on newsstands May 13).

"Matt and I didn't rehearse the love scenes. We said, 'Well – we've read the script, haven't we?' "

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Cameron Douglas Back in Court – as a Star Witness

Cameron Douglas Back in Court – as a Star Witness

Originally posted 10/05/2011 10:35AM

It was a different role for the imprisoned Cameron Douglas: the prosecution's star witness in a drug-conspiracy trail of an accused dealer.

The scene was Manhattan Federal Court on Tuesday, as the troubled son of Michael Douglas and grandson of Kirk Douglas identified defendant David Escalera as the dealer who in clandestine meetings at gas stations, restaurants supplied Cameron, 32, with cocaine, methamphetamine and heroin, reports New York's Daily News.

Scruffy- looking in court, where he testified for four hours, Cameron, who is currently serving a five-year sentence for dealing methamphetamine, sported blue prison-issued pants and matching smock over a black T-shirt. He mumbled, shook on the stand and told stories of his own drug-dealing past.

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Kirk Douglas: 'I Could Never Live Without Dogs'

Kirk Douglas: 'I Could Never Live Without Dogs'

Originally posted 09/22/2011 09:00AM

He is an actor, producer, director, author, husband, father, grandfather ... but Kirk Douglas wants you to know that he's also a dog owner.

"My wife says I could live without a wife, but I could never live without dogs," Douglas says in a new interview with PETA Prime.

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Kirk Douglas on Michael's Good Health: God Answered My Prayers

Kirk Douglas on Michael's Good Health: God Answered My Prayers

Originally posted 01/13/2011 02:50PM

After learning that his son Michael Douglas is cancer-free, Kirk Douglas acknowledged the power of the Almighty.

"I believe God answers all prayers," the 94-year-old screen icon tells PEOPLE. "Sometimes his answer is no, but not this time!"

Douglas says he cried tears of joy when Michael told him the news that the radiation and chemo got rid of the tumor in his throat. Describing his relief, the patriarch adds wryly, "I immediately felt years younger. Not a day over 85."

The Hollywood legend – who lost his 46-year-old son Eric Douglas in 2004 to an accidental drug overdose – also made a point of praising his son and daughter-in-law Catherine Zeta-Jones.

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George Clooney Prefers Prostate Exams Over Facebook

George Clooney Prefers Prostate Exams Over Facebook

Originally posted 09/16/2009 10:20AM

Don't expect to "Facebook friend" George Clooney anytime soon – one of the world's sexiest men would rather undergo an intrusive medical procedure than be your pal on the Internet.

"I would rather have a prostate exam on live television by a guy with very cold hands than have a Facebook page," Clooney, 48, quipped to reporters at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday.


Surprisingly, you might have better luck with Kirk Douglas, 92. His son, Michael Douglas, 64, boasted about his father's prowess with social-media networking.

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Kirk Douglas's Son Eric Found Dead

Kirk Douglas's Son Eric Found Dead

Originally posted 07/07/2004 08:00AM

Eric Douglas, the youngest son of Kirk Douglas and half-brother to Michael Douglas, was found dead in his New York City apartment on Tuesday. An autopsy is planned to determine the cause of death.

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Kirk Douglas's Debt to Reeve, Fox

Originally posted 01/18/2002 12:10PM

After suffering a stroke and contemplating suicide, the Hollywood legend says he was inspired to go on by Christopher Reeve and Michael J. Fox, reports PEOPLE.

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Originally posted 10/15/1998 12:00AM

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