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09/12/1916 American actor Kirk Douglas is born

Kirk Douglas, father of Michael Douglas is an American actor, producer, director, and author, who appeared in more than 90 movies during his career. He was born in Amsterdam, a city in Montgomery County, in NY, the USA to a Jewish family. Douglas grew up as Izzy Demsky until he changed his name before entering the US Navy.


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