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Kirk Douglas Diamonds
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Kirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas, born Issur Danielovitch in 1916, is a much acclaimed American actor of Russian-Jewish descent, who became a leading star in the 1950s. He is also successful as a director, producer, and author.