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Cecil the Lion's Killing Prompts Actor Kirk Douglas to Recall 'Uncomfortable Memory' of Hunting in Kenya

Cecil the Lion's Killing Prompts Actor Kirk Douglas to Recall 'Uncomfortable Memory' of Hunting in Kenya

Originally posted 08/07/2015 11:35PM

Cecil the lion's death has sparked worldwide outrage, but for Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas, it's prompted him to recall memories of what he calls "the most stupid thing I've ever done."

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Kirk Douglas: I Was Almost on the Plane That Killed Elizabeth Taylor's Husband Mike Todd

Kirk Douglas: I Was Almost on the Plane That Killed Elizabeth Taylor's Husband Mike Todd

Originally posted 07/31/2015 04:20PM

On- and offscreen, Kirk Douglas has always been known as a tough guy.

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Diana Douglas Webster, Mother of Michael Douglas and Ex-Wife of Kirk Douglas, Dies at 92

Diana Douglas Webster, Mother of Michael Douglas and Ex-Wife of Kirk Douglas, Dies at 92

Originally posted 07/04/2015 04:55PM

Diana Douglas Webster, the mother of Michael Douglas, ex-wife of Kirk Douglas and an actress in more than 80 roles, died Saturday of cancer, Variety reports. She was 92.

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Playboy Claims Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty and James Caan Had Secret Underground Tunnels from Their Homes to the Playboy Mansion

Playboy Claims Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty and James Caan Had Secret Underground Tunnels from Their Homes to the Playboy Mansion

Originally posted 03/31/2015 05:40PM

Here are some fun bits of trivia about the Playboy Mansion: It's the only private residence in L.A. with a fireworks license and one of the only with a zookeeping license. It may also have had secret underground tunnels connecting it to the homes of some of the biggest stars of the 1970s.

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Michael Douglas Pens Powerful Op-Ed Piece About Anti-Semitic Attack on His Son

Michael Douglas Pens Powerful Op-Ed Piece About Anti-Semitic Attack on His Son

Originally posted 03/16/2015 09:45AM

Driven by the recent anti-Semitic attacks in Europe, Michael Douglas wrote a powerful op-ed for the Los Angeles Times, calling for action from religious and political leaders.

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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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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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