One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Drama. Written by Dale Wasserman
. Based on the novel by Ken Kesey
. Incidental music by Teiji Ito. Directed by Alex Segal. Cort Theatre: 13 Nov 1963- 25 Jan 1964 (82 performances + 1 preview). Cast: Ed Ames
(as "Chief Bromden"), Malcolm Atterbury (as "Scanlon"), Clifford Cothren, William Daniels
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Issur Danielovitch | Mr Kirk Douglas
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
[December 9, 2006] My name is Kirk Douglas. You may know me. If you don't . . . Google me. I was a movie star and I'm Michael Douglas
' dad, Catherine Zeta-Jones
' father-in-law, and the grandparents of their two children. Today I celebrate my 90th birthday. I have a message to convey to America's young people. A 90th birthday is special. In my case, this birthday is not only special but miraculous....
He wore lifts in many of his films, which made him appear about 5' 11" or 6 feet on screen. Once, as a prank, Burt Lancaster
found Douglas's lifts on a film set and hid them from him, which allegedly infuriated the shorter actor.
Frequently played manipulative, angry and often cruel leading characters that bordered on unsympathetic but were always compelling