Photo of Jimmy Carter congratulating actor Kirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas Rose From Poverty to Become a King of Hollywood

NEW YORK — He was born Issur Danielovitch, a ragman’s son. He died Kirk Douglas, a Hollywood king. Douglas, the muscular, tempestuous actor with the dimpled chin, lived out an epic American story of reinvention and perseverance, from the riches he acquired ...

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Nothing has rocked Broadway quite like "Hamilton: An American Musical." Now the tour de force from Lin-Manuel Miranda is taking California by storm with sold-out shows in San Francisco and Los Angeles. And you have a chance to snag fantastic seats for yo...