Life Could Be Verse by Kirk Douglas

Life Could Be Verse by Kirk Douglas

In many ways, Kirk Douglas is one of the most iconic of all American Hollywood screen actors. During the course of his illustrious film career, he received three Academy Award nominations, an Oscar for Lifetime Achievement and the Medal of Freedom. What is rather less well-known about Douglas is that, in 1991, he only just survived a helicopter crash. This close call with death led him to revive an interest in religion and spirituality—and, in particular, with his core philosophical family tradition of Judaism. Douglas celebrated a second Bar-Mitzvah ceremony in 1999 at the age of eighty-three! In addition to his stage and screen work, Douglas is also highly regraded as… Read More