Kirk Douglas celebrates 102nd birthday

Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Kirk Douglas, Cameron Douglas
FILE – In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Honoree and actor Michael Douglas, second left, poses with his father actor Kirk Douglas, from right, wife Catherine Zeta-Jones and son Cameron Douglas following a ceremony honoring him with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. Kirk Douglas celebrated his 102nd birthday with a special video message from his daughter-in-law. Catherine Zeta-Jones posted the video on Instagram Sunday, Dec. 9. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP/Chris Pizzello)
Kirk Douglas, Anne Douglas
FILE – In this May 4, 2017 file photo, Kirk Douglas looks on in Los Angeles during a party celebrating his 100th birthday. Douglas celebrated his 101st birthday on Dec. 9, and appeared to a standing ovation at the Golden Globes in January for a tribute. The YourAction News3 site, which said he died of natural causes, has reported death hoaxes before. The “Lust for Life” and “Spartacus” star is the father of actor Michael Douglas and one of the last living legends of Hollywood’s golden age. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File) (AP/Reed Saxon)
This image released by NBC shows presenters Kirk Douglas, left, and Catherine Zeta Jones at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP)
This image released by NBC shows presenters Kirk Douglas, left, and Catherine Zeta Jones at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP) (AP/Paul Drinkwater)
Michael Douglas, Kirk Douglas
FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2012 file photo, Michael Douglas, left, and Kirk Douglas arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar party in West Hollywood, Calif. Kirk Douglas has received an early 100th birthday present — an award from the World Jewish Congress for his strong support for Israel, including starring in the first Hollywood feature film shot in the newly established nation. Oscar-winning actor and producer Michael Douglas accepted the award at a dinner at the Pierre Hotel on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, telling over 400 guests that his father will be “so proud and so humbled.” (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File) (AP)
Kirk Douglas, Anne Douglas
FILE – This Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 file photo, Kirk Douglas, right, and wife Anne Douglas pose for a portrait in Beverly Hills, Calif. Douglas and his wife have donated $15 million toward a Motion Picture Television Fund campus in Woodland Hills, California, to help build a care center for Hollywood industry members suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP,File) (Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Kirk Douglas
In this Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 photo, Kirk Douglas poses for a portrait in Beverly Hills, Calif. The rakish screen legend with the famously dimpled chin made it abundantly clear that he was done with writing on a recent overcast afternoon at his Beverly Hills home, days before the release of his poetry collection “Life Could Be Verse: Reflections on Love, Loss, and What Really Matters.” “To me, this is my best book, and my last book,” said Douglas. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) (Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
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Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Kirk Douglas, Cameron Douglas
Kirk Douglas, Anne Douglas
This image released by NBC shows presenters Kirk Douglas, left, and Catherine Zeta Jones at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP)
Michael Douglas, Kirk Douglas
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Kirk Douglas got to celebrate his 102nd birthday with a special video message from his daughter-in-law.

Catherine Zeta-Jones shared a sweet tribute in an Instagram video Sunday. The actress and wife of Michael Douglas wrote, “Happy 102nd birthday to the most beautiful man. We love you Kirk.”

The video featured photos of Douglas throughout his movie career and with family members.

 

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Happy 102nd birthday to the most beautiful man. We love you Kirk.

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Douglas has been a Hollywood mainstay for decades and is perhaps best known for starring in the 1960 drama “Spartacus.”

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