Actor Kirk Douglas Dies of Natural Causes At Age 103
Kirk Douglas Has Passed Away at Age 103 After Surviving a Helicopter Crash and Multiple Strokes
- Kirk Douglas died of natural causes on February 5, 2020.
- He was 103.
- His death was announced by his family.
- He walked away from a helicopter crash in 1991.
- He suffered multiple strokes in 1996.
Hearty Condolence! Kirk Douglas, a veteran actor, producer, director, and author, is no more with us, according to a statement his family shared on Wednesday, February 5. He was 103 years old.
Michael Douglas took to Instagram to announce his father's death.
Alongside a couple of photos with the late actor, he wrote,
It is with tremendous sadness that my brothers and I announce that Kirk Douglas left us today at the age of 103
He previously survived a helicopter crash in 1991. He had also suffered several strokes back in 1996. Douglas really had a passionate will to survive.
He was the last surviving actors from Hollywood’s Golden Age. The Spartacus star, who started his acting career in the 1940s, had starred in more than 90 movies and television shows.
Some of his commercially successful movies are 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1953) and The Bad and the Beautiful (1953). He had received his first Academy Award nomination in 1949.
A private funeral is set to happen and a memorial service is in the works. In lieu of flowers, donations are expected to make to Harry's Haven at Motion Picture and TV home.