The acting legend (and father of Michael Douglas) marks another milestone
The acting legend (and father of Michael Douglas) crossed the century mark on December 9,2016. Here’s a look back at his biggest roles in Hollywood.
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Champion (1949)
Douglas earned his first Oscar nomination for playing the dogged boxer Midge Kelly in a black-and-white drama written by Carl Foreman (“High Noon”).
Ace in the Hole (1950)
In one of Billy Wilder’s most cynical dramas, Douglas plays a ruthless journalist who exploits a mining disaster — even sabotaging rescue efforts — to prolong the media frenzy.
The Bad and the Beautiful (1951)
He earned his second Oscar nomination playing another cad — this time a power-obsessed Hollywood producer said to be modeled on David O.

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