Spoken Word Recording:
Narrated a three-hour recording of "The Ragman's Son" (his autobiography). Simon & Schuster Audio.
6 Biographical Movies |
8 Print Biographies |
3 Portrayals |
7 Interviews |
21 Articles |
7 Pictorials |
8 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!"
Gave up his two- to three-pack-a-day cigarette habit in 1950. His father later died from lung cancer in 1955, at age 72.
Frequently played manipulative, angry and often cruel leading characters that bordered on unsympathetic but were always compelling