Kirk Douglas

Monday, 28 February 2011

Kirk DouglasKirk Douglas Steals The Show Presenting Best Supporting Actress Oscar

'She's gorgeous! Wow! Where were you when I was making pictures?' movie icon says to Oscars host Anne Hathaway.

Hollywood veteran and icon Kirk Douglas stole the show early on in the 2011 Academy Awards broadcast. Aided by a walking cane, Douglas took the stage at the Kodak Theatre to present the award for Best Supporting Actress.

By the time he handed the Oscar to Melissa Leo, Douglas had flirted with Oscars host Anne Hathaway and managed to have the room in stitches by poking fun at Hugh Jackman and Colin Firth. ( Read Kirk Douglas more... )

Kirk Douglas Shows Off On Camera

(CBS) Screen legend Kirk Douglas was having some fun in the spotlight Sunday night at the Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.

The 94-year-old Douglas, who announced the winner of the best supporting actress award, managed to drag out the announcement for several minutes as the nominees - Melissa Leo, Helena Bonham Carter, Amy Adams and Hailee Steinfeld - gamely looked on. ( Read Kirk Douglas more... )

Kirk Douglas’ Tough Guy Meatloaf

Kirk Douglas captured plenty of hearts at the 83rd Academy Awards tonight as he delightfully strung out his announcement of best actress in a supporting role. (How old is Kirk Douglas? 94 – born on December 9, 1916.) Besides being funny and charming, Kirk Douglas has great taste in food. His favorite meatloaf was apparently prepared by his German cook Fifi because his wife refused to let him cook – she served the loaf, made with a traditional blend of beef, pork and veal, with nutmeg-seasoned mashed potatoes. ( Read Kirk Douglas more... )

Kirk Douglas: 94 And Still Got Jokes

Have you ever imagined yourself at the age of 94? I have and I tell you I have always imagined myself as hilarious at that age. The Oscars got some 94 year old humor tonight. Kirk Douglas had the crowd laughing their heads off.

Kirk Douglas for those of you who do not know is an American actor, film producer and author. He was a pretty handsome fellow back in his day and he’s still got the charm. He claims spot number seventeen on the American Film Institute’s list of the great male American screen legends of all time and in 1996 he got the Academy Honorary Award. Kirk Douglas and his rare appearance surely was an honor. ( Read Kirk Douglas more... )

WATCH: Kirk Douglas Presents at Oscars – In Unique Fashion (VIDEO)

Kirk Douglas presented the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress – but he took his time and had some fun with it – along with winner Melissa Leo and audience member Hugh Jackman.

Did you like how Douglas handled his presenting duties? ( Read Kirk Douglas more... )

Watch Kirk Douglas Oscars 2011: Kirk Douglas, Melissa Leo (Video)

Watch Kirk Douglas in this Oscars 2011 video, where he presents the Best Supporting Actress Oscar to Melissa Leo.

What happened to Kirk Douglas? You may recall that Douglas had a stroke in 1996, but he’s in good health and obviously sharp as a whip.

Kirk Douglas killed at the Oscars – first, flirting with Anne Hathaway: “Where were you when I was making movies?”… and then ripping on Hugh Jackman, but not Colin Firth (who wasn’t laughing at Kirk). ( Read Kirk Douglas more... )

Melissa Leo Held in Suspense By Kirk Douglas Before Winning Best Supporting Actress Oscar

Melissa Leo had become the frontrunner for the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her work in 'The Fighter.' But she still had to sit on the edge of her seat as Kirk Douglas kept stalling from reading the winner's name from the envelope.

Douglas first gave Anne Hathaway complements on her good looks. He then teased nominees by taking detours -- "you know," he kept repeating -- that kept him from revealing the winner. Nominees, including Hailee Steinfeld, Helena Bonham Carter and Leo's 'Fighter' co-star Amy Adams, laughed on. It played like a Ryan Seacrest "after the break" tease on 'American Idol.' ( Read Kirk Douglas more... )

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1 komentar:

Nancy said...

Glad to hear it

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