Cecil the Lion's Killing Prompts Actor Kirk Douglas to Recall 'Uncomfortable Memory' of Hunting in Kenya

Cecil the lion’s death has sparked worldwide outrage, but for Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas, it’s prompted him to recall memories of what he calls “the most stupid thing I’ve ever done.”

Kirk Douglas: I Was Almost on the Plane That Killed Elizabeth Taylor's Husband Mike Todd

On- and offscreen, Kirk Douglas has always been known as a tough guy.

The athletic former high school wrestler cemented that reputation playing roles like Scrappy Michael “Midge” Kelly in 1949’s Champion and the titular role in 1960’s Spartacus.

But the 98-year-old legend has also lived through his fair share of real-life scrapes over the years.

Diana Douglas Webster, Mother of Michael Douglas and Ex-Wife of Kirk Douglas, Dies at 92

Diana Douglas Webster, the mother of Michael Douglas, ex-wife of Kirk Douglas and an actress in more than 80 roles, died Saturday of cancer, Variety reports. She was 92.

Playboy Claims Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty and James Caan Had Secret Underground Tunnels from Their Homes to the Playboy Mansion

Here are some fun bits of trivia about the Playboy Mansion: It’s the only private residence in L.A. with a fireworks license and one of the only with a zookeeping license. It may also have had secret underground tunnels connecting it to the homes of some of the biggest stars of the 1970s.

Michael Douglas Pens Powerful Op-Ed Piece About Anti-Semitic Attack on His Son

Driven by the recent anti-Semitic attacks in Europe, Michael Douglas wrote a powerful op-ed for the Los Angeles Times, calling for action from religious and political leaders.

Celebrate Michael Douglas's 70th Birthday with a Look Back at His Work Onscreen

Actor Michael Douglas turns 70 on Thursday. That’s 70 years spent in front of cameras. What better way to celebrate his life so far than with a look back on his impressive body of work?

1. Douglas was famous before his first movieOf course, being the son of another esteemed actor, Kirk Douglas, Michael was in the public eye before his acting career began. In this photo, dated Jan. 1, 1948, 3-year-old Michael already knew how to work the cameras.

Watch: Michael Douglas's Heartfelt Shout-Out to 97-Year-Old Father at the SAG Awards

Michael Douglas Says Kissing Matt Damon in Behind the Candelabra Was 'Comfortable'

Many dream of kissing Matt Damon, but Michael Douglas is one of the lucky few who has actually done it. But for him, it was simply part of the job.

“Once you get that first kiss in, you are comfortable,” Douglas, who stars as pianist Liberace in HBO’s Behind the Candelabra, tells New York magazine in its latest cover story (on newsstands May 13).

Cameron Douglas Back in Court – as a Star Witness

It was a different role for the imprisoned Cameron Douglas: the prosecution’s star witness in a drug-conspiracy trail of an accused dealer.

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