Hollywood’s superstar Krik Douglas died in Los Angeles on Wednesday when he was 103 years old. Born in a family of Russian origin, Krik Douglas, he emerged as a famous actor during the Golden Era of Hollywood playing legendary characters.
He was one of the last prominent people of Hollywood’s golden period. He was born in 1916 in New York. He was one of the famous artists of the time at Hollywood.
One of his films was nominated for an Oscar in 1949, which was based on the life of a boxer. His son Michael Douglas also received an Oscar award.
He acted in more than 75 films in his entire career. He is best known for his character Spartacus in the 1960 Gladiator film.
His helicopter crashed once in 1991 and 1996 once he suffered a fatal stroke, yet he did not lose courage.
Krik Doglas was nominated three times for the Best Actor title by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
His movies Champion (1949), The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) and Lust for Life (1956) — Douglas was the recipient of an honorary Oscar in 1996 are nominated.
In 2004 he retired from Hollywood industry after completing 80 movies.