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  • Kirk Douglas

    Born on December 9, 1916 in Amsterdam, New York

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Tales From the Crypt (1989)

Based on the EC Comics series of the same name, this campy and stylized anthology series recounts a string of horrific yarns introduced by the show's moldering host, the Crypt Keeper. Episodes feature a number of well-known actors and actresses, including Dan Aykroyd, Malcolm McDowell, Christopher Reeve and Sam Waterston. Michael J. Fox, Tom Hanks, Robert Zemeckis, Richard Donner and John Frankenheimer are among notables who directed episodes.

Emmy (Primetime) (1992) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

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Living Legends: Kim Novak & More Classic Hollywood Stars Alive Today (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Mar 3rd 2014, 7:00AM

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:00AM

Hail Caesar! What's Good & Bad About the New Sword & Sandal Movies

Posted by
Jason Apuzzo on Apr 4th 2012, 6:02AM

Apr 4th 2012, 6:02AM

Actors Who Served: Hollywood Stars Who Are Military Veterans

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Apr 12th 2011, 8:00AM

Apr 12th 2011, 8:00AM

Kirk Douglas Is Hilarious at the Oscars; Melissa Leo Drops the F-Bomb

Posted by
PopEater Editors on Feb 27th 2011, 4:44PM

Feb 27th 2011, 4:44PM

Watch a Live-Action 'Premake' of Pixar's 'Up'!

Posted by
Mike Bracken on Jan 25th 2011, 10:00AM

Jan 25th 2011, 10:00AM

Shelf Life: Spartacus

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on Jun 24th 2010, 8:15AM

Jun 24th 2010, 8:15AM

Scenes We Love: Paths of Glory

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Apr 9th 2010, 10:18AM

Apr 9th 2010, 10:18AM

First Oscars Handed Out at Governors Awards

Posted by
Jane Boursaw on Nov 16th 2009, 8:50AM

Nov 16th 2009, 8:50AM

Free Flick of the Day: Spartacus

Posted by
Elisabeth Rappe on Nov 10th 2009, 10:03AM

Nov 10th 2009, 10:03AM

Bruce Dern to Direct Laura Dern in 'Hart's Location'

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Oct 19th 2007, 12:32PM

Oct 19th 2007, 12:32PM

AFI to Host Mind-Blowing Event for 40th Anniversary

Posted by
Patrick Walsh on Sep 15th 2007, 7:02AM

Sep 15th 2007, 7:02AM

Kirk Douglas is Facing Death in Final Book

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on May 10th 2007, 4:01PM

May 10th 2007, 4:01PM

Jared Padalecki Will Star in 'The Christmas Cottage'

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Apr 9th 2007, 9:03AM

Apr 9th 2007, 9:03AM

Vintage Image of the Day: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Posted by
Jette Kernion on Mar 27th 2006, 4:02AM

Mar 27th 2006, 4:02AM

Trailer Park: Losing your sh*t

Posted by
Erik Davis on Feb 24th 2006, 5:06PM

Feb 24th 2006, 5:06PM

DVD Review: Lust for Life

Posted by
Kat Parr on Feb 3rd 2006, 4:01AM

Feb 3rd 2006, 4:01AM


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