32 Facts About Michael Kirk Douglas

1. Michael Kirk Douglas accepted Walk of Fame star to mark 50th career anniversary.

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2. Michael Kirk Douglas revealed during an appearance on Live With Kelly and Ryan on Thursday, that his 101-year-old father recently discovered FaceTime and can't get enough of it! While discussing their Thanksgiving plans.

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3. Michael Kirk Douglas receives Hollywood Walk of Fame star The 74-year-old actor grew emotional as he paid a touching tribute to his 101-year-old dad when he was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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4. Michael Kirk Douglas tears up as he thanks 101-yr-old father Kirk during Walk of Fame ceremony.

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5. Michael Kirk Douglas became emotional as he praised dad Kirk, 101, at the unveiling of his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday.

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6. Michael Kirk Douglas fought back tears as he unveiled his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday, with his father watching on.

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7. Michael Kirk Douglas looks proud posing alongside his newly unveiled star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday in Hollywood, Calif.

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8. Michael Kirk Douglas honoured on Walk of Fame in front of proud father Kirk.

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9. Michael Kirk Douglas receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame after 50 years in the biz.

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10. Michael Kirk Douglas reflects on life, aging and his 'good marriage'.

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11. In 2009, Michael Kirk Douglas joined the project Soldiers of Peace, a movie against all wars and for global peace.

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12. In August 2014, Michael Kirk Douglas was one of 200 public figures who were signatories to a letter to The Guardian opposing Scottish independence in the run-up to September's referendum on that issue.

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13. In October 2013, Michael Kirk Douglas said he had suffered from tongue cancer, not throat cancer.

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14. In June 2013, Michael Kirk Douglas told The Guardian that his type of cancer is caused by HPV, transmitted by cunnilingus, leading some media to report this as well.

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15. In November 2010, Michael Kirk Douglas's doctors put him on a weight-gain diet due to excessive weight loss that had left him weak.

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16. Michael Kirk Douglas has since participated in fundraisers for Montreal's Jewish General Hospital, where he was diagnosed, and the McGill University Health Centre with which the hospital is affiliated.

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17. Michael Kirk Douglas credits the discovery of his cancer to the public Canadian health system since a doctor in Montreal, Quebec diagnosed the actor's medical condition after numerous American specialists failed to do so.

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18. In 1980, Michael Kirk Douglas was involved in a serious skiing accident which sidelined his acting career for three years.

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19. Michael Kirk Douglas admits to coarse language but categorically denied wrongdoing in a statement.

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20. Michael Kirk Douglas is a US citizen by birth in the United States and has British Citizenship with Bermudian Status through his mother's birth in Bermuda.

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21. Michael Kirk Douglas was selected as the recipient of the 2015 Genesis Prize, a $1 million prize, awarded by the Genesis Prize Foundation.

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22. Michael Kirk Douglas was not raised with a religious affiliation, but stated in January 2015 that he now identifies as a Reform Jew.

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23. Michael Kirk Douglas was born to a Jewish father and an Anglican mother.

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24. Michael Kirk Douglas collaborated with Steven Soderbergh again on the 2013 film Behind the Candelabra, playing Liberace, opposite Matt Damon, centered on the pianist's life.

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25. Michael Kirk Douglas was approached for Basic Instinct 2, but he declined to participate in the project.

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26. In 2000 Michael Kirk Douglas starred in Steven Soderbergh's critically acclaimed film Traffic, opposite Benicio del Toro and future wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones.

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27. In 1998 Michael Kirk Douglas received the Crystal Globe award for outstanding artistic contribution to world cinema at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

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28. In 1992, Michael Kirk Douglas had another successful starring role when he appeared alongside Sharon Stone in the film Basic Instinct.

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29. Michael Kirk Douglas starred in the 1989 film The War of the Roses, which starred Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito.

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30. Michael Kirk Douglas's acting career was propelled to fame when he produced and starred in the 1984 romantic adventure comedy Romancing the Stone.

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31. In 1975, Michael Kirk Douglas produced One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, having acquired the rights to the Ken Kesey novel from his father.

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32. Michael Kirk Douglas is an American actor and producer.

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