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|Birth name:||Issur Danielovitch Demsky|
|Date of birth:||December 9th, 1916|
|Place of birth:||Amsterdam, New York|
|Notable works:||Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde|
Tales from the Crypt
|1st Horror:||Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1973)|
Kirk Douglas is an American film actor of Russian-Jewish descent. He was born Issur Danielovitch Demsky in Amsterdam, New York on December 9th, 1916. He was most active during the heyday of Silver Screen era Hollywood and was a dominant presence during the 1950s and 60s. He is best known for having a veritable ass crack for a chin. Sci-fi fans know him best as Ned Land in Disney's 1954 film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Mainstream audiences remember him fondly for his memorable role as the eponymous hero Spartacus in the film of the same name directed by Shining director Stanley Kubrick.
Kirk Douglas' contributions to the horror genre began in 1973 when he took on the dual role of Doctor Henry Jekyll and his misanthropic alter ego, Edward Hyde in the television film version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
In 1991, Kirk Douglas played General Kalthrob in the "Yellow" episode of the HBO horror anthology series Tales from the Crypt. Douglas' son, Eric Douglas, co-starred with him in the episode and played his character's son in the episode as well.
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|Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde||1973||Henry Jekyll/Edward Hyde|
|Tales from the Crypt||Yellow||General Kalthrob|
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