Hollywood legend and Spartacus star Kirk Douglas dead at 103

Posted In: News Date:Feb 6th, 2020

Kirk Douglas, one of the last superstars of Hollywood's golden age of cinema and renowned for his intense, muscular performances in films like Spartacus and Paths of Glory, died Wednesday at age 103.

The US leading man, producer and director came to prominence in the late 1940s and never lost his popularity, taking on nearly 100 movies during a 60-year career.

His death at his family home in Beverly Hills was confirmed by his son Michael Douglas, the Oscar-winning actor and filmmaker.