Family Theater of the Air, ep. Talent for Living; broadcast March 18, 1948.
5 Biographical Movies |
6 Print Biographies |
3 Portrayals |
7 Interviews |
18 Articles |
7 Pictorials |
7 Magazine Cover Photos |
Issur Danielovitch | Mr Kirk Douglas
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
I've always believed virtue is not photogenic, and I think I've always been attracted to a part, uh, I'd rather play the *evil* character, most of the time, than the nice fella. And I think it really *bothered* my mother, because she would tell people, "You know, my son's not like that, he's really a nice boy!"
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