Michael Kirk Douglas (born September 25, 1944) is an American actor and producer. He has received numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards, five Golden Globe Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and the AFI Life Achievement Award.
The elder son of Kirk Douglas and Diana Dill, Douglas received his Bachelor of Arts in Drama from the University of California, Santa Barbara. His early acting roles included film, stage, and television productions. Douglas first achieved prominence for his performance in the ABC police procedural television series The Streets of San Francisco, for which he received three consecutive Emmy Award nominations.
Jonnie Irwin, 48, has been told he has six months to live following his terminal lung cancer diagnosis, leaving his wife Jessica, 40, with their three small children.The A Place in the Sun presenter has recalled the moment he had to tell his wife she was looking after their babies "on her own pretty much".Jonnie was in Italy in August 2020 while filming for A Place in the Sun, when he first showed signs of the disease.Tests soon revealed that he had lung cancer which had spread to his brain, leaving him to have the "devastating" conversation with his wife.Jonnie recalled: "Within a week of flying back from filming, I was being given six months to live."I had to go home and tell my wife, who was looking after our babies, that she was on her own pretty much.That was devastating."All I could do was apologise to her.
I felt so responsible," he added to HELLO!Jonnie shares their three-year-old son Rex and two-year-old twins Rafa and Cormac with his wife Jessica.The Escape to the Country presenter shared his interview on Instagram, detailing the "sad news" he had received.Fans and his A Place in the Sun co-stars rushed to the comments to share their condolences and well wishes.Colleague Jasmine Harman penned: "Words can’t fix much, but what lovely words of support you have had here Jonnie."I know you know this already, but I am here for you my dear friend, and Jess and the boys.So, so brave.Sending lots of love, speak soon, Jx."A Place in the Sun commented: "We don’t have the words, we just have love, affection and respect for our friend and colleague of so many years, the wonderful Jonnie Irwin."We’re thinking of you, Jess and the boys x."DON'T MISS...Michael Douglas looks frail as he continues to show off new red.Read more on express.co.uk