Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall in Young Man with a Horn, 1950.
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Kirk Douglas, whose illustrious career has taken in some of cinema's landmark roles, turns 100 on Friday.The three-time Oscar nominee will celebrate with 200 friends and family at a party in California hosted by his son Michael and daughter-in-law Catherine Zeta Jones.The son of illiterate Russian immigrants, Douglas was in more than 80 movies and appeared in some of cinema's most iconic roles, from Spartacus and Vincent van Gogh to Doc Holliday.Douglas' first marriage to American actress Diana Webster produced sons Michael and Joel before it ended in divorce in 1951 .The couple has rebuilt 400 school playgrounds in Los Angeles and were behind the establishment of "Harry's Haven," an Alzheimer's unit named after Kirk's father at the Motion Picture and Television Fund Home in Woodland Hills, California.
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