Kirk Douglas

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fljoe0

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Happy Birthday.

He's a fascinating guy. He bucked the 40s and 50s studio system and thrived. He was largely responsible for ending the blacklist of writers when he hired Dalton Trumbo and used his real name in the credits instead of a pseudonym (I think that was the screenplay for Spartacus). He has a long list of times when he went against the grain.
 
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