Cleft-chinned, steely-eyed and virile star of international cinema who rose from being "the ragman's son" (the name give to his best-selling 1988 autobiography) of Russian-Jewish ancestry to become a bona fide superstar, Kirk Douglas, also known as Issur Danielovitch Demsky, was born in Amsterdam, New York...See full bio »
1950The Glass Menagerie
(performer: "When the Foeman Bears His Steel" - uncredited, "Let the Rest of the World Go By" - uncredited)
1950Young Man with a Horn
(performer: "Shadow Waltz" - uncredited, "Baby Face" - uncredited, "Lovin' Sam The Sheik of Alabam" - uncredited, "Silent Night, Holy Night" - uncredited, "Ain't She Sweet" - uncredited, "The Blue Room" - uncredited, "Can't We Be Friends?" - uncredited, "Tea for Two" - uncredited, "The Man I Love" - uncredited, "'S Wonderful" - uncredited, "Someone to Watch Over Me" - uncredited)
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!"
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Granddaughter Carys Zeta Douglas born April 21, 2003.
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