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Issur Danielovitch | Mr Kirk Douglas
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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It isn't a manly profession. It's a childish profession. You couldn't be a complete, grown-up adult and be an actor . . . I mean, if I were a sophisticated adult, how could I say, "Here I am, fighting evil, represented by Yul Brynner
"? You have to have a childish part of you! It's true! You know, I watch as my kids have grown up, I've watched, them, you know. Children are natural actors; they ...
If he had not heeded wife Anne Douglas
's advice, he would have been on producer Michael Todd
's private plane in 1958 when it crashed and killed all on-board. Todd's wife Elizabeth Taylor
was also scheduled to be on the plane but canceled due to a bad cold.
Frequently played manipulative, angry and often cruel leading characters that bordered on unsympathetic but were always compelling