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Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas dies at 103

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Kirk Douglas, the intense, muscular actor with the dimpled chin who starred in "Spartacus," "Lust for Life" and dozens of other films, helped fatally weaken the blacklist against suspected Communists and reigned for decades as a Hollywood maverick and patriarch, died Wednesday, his family said. He was 103.
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Ana Martinez, Hollywood Walk of Fame Producer & Hollywood Chamber of Commerce VP Media Relations, right, signs a card, as she places flowers on actor Kirk Douglas' start on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, Wednesday.
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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, Nov. 6, 2018.
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Actor Kirk Douglas in Los Angeles, May 4, 2017.
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Actor Kirk Douglas, seated left, holding hands with his wife Anne Douglas, seated right, as they pose with family members, their son Michael, standing second left, his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones, standing second and their children, Carys, left, and son Dylan during Kirk's 100th birthday party in Beverly Hills, Calif., Dec. 9, 2016.
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Actor Michael Douglas, right, kisses his father, legendary actor Kirk Douglas, during a photo session in Beverly Hills, Calif., to promote their project, "It Runs In the Family," April 7, 2003.
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Father-son presenters Kirk Douglas, left, and Michael Douglas shouting out "Chicago" as the best picture of the year at the 75th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, March 23, 2003.
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President Bush, left, with actor Kirk Douglas, center, as first lady Laura Bush, right, looks on during the National Endowment for the Arts National Medal of Arts Awards ceremony in Washington, April 22, 2002.
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Hollywood star Kirk Douglas accepts the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 68th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, March 25, 1996.
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President Bill Clinton, from right, and first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton applaud the 1994 Kennedy Center Honors award recipients, singer Aretha Franklin, left, and actor Kirk Douglas during a reception in the East Room of the White House, Dec. 4, 1994.
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Actor Kirk Douglas at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif., Nov. 16, 1982.
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President Jimmy Carter, right, congratulates actor Kirk Douglas upon receiving the Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, at the White House in Washington, Jan. 16, 1981.
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Father-son actors Kirk Douglas, left, and Michael Douglas in New York, in 1976.
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Actor Kirk Douglas and his wife Anne at the premier of "Fiddler on the Roof" in Los Angeles, Nov. 5, 1971.
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Actor Kirk Douglas in New York, Aug. 9, 1962.