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Michael Douglas / Kirk Douglas / Issur Danielovitch #1286009

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 05, 2020
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We are just getting word from actor Michael Douglas that his father, the Hollywood legend, Kirk Douglas, has died. John Blackstone looks back at his long career, but there was only one Spartacus and only one Kirk Douglas. The golden age of the silver screen, he held a firm grip on all things macho, but in real life, Kirk Douglas was one of the biggest softies in town. He was born in 1916. Issur Danielovitch to Russian immigrant parents. After serving in the Navy in World War Two, he changed his ...

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