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.
Queen.The Darling Buds Of May beauty said she was a "big royalist" as she talked about the late monarch, who passed away on Thursday at the age of 96.Welsh Catherine, who is based across the pond, told the PA news agency that when she heard the sad news it "felt like a little piece of me had gone".READ MORE: Bradley Walsh's ITV Darling Buds of May reboot mocked by original star Sir David JasonSpeaking at Disney's D23 Expo, she said: "As a girl growing up in Wales, in Britain, in the UK, I had my mum who was the strongest, safest person to be with but I also had a queen."And I don’t just mean that she was a queen sitting on a throne, we're at Disney where queens and princesses are the topic du jour, but a woman who was a real inspiration."I'm in a country that has never had a woman as a figure of leadership, of power and of respect, and so I shall miss her dearly."Catherine, 52, said when she heard the news she kept FaceTiming her mum to ask if she felt the same way, which she did."There will never be a queen in my lifetime again, but it was a very strange feeling," she said."(I felt) very homesick, very proud of my heritage."The Mask of Zorro actress, who has two children with her hubby Michael Douglas, also shared her thoughts on King Charles, saying she thought he would do "an exceptional job" now that he has taken the throne.The Queen's death was announced on Thursday evening, with a statement saying that the beloved monarch had "died peacefully at Balmoral".The funeral is set to take place on 19 September.For more of the latest showbiz news from Daily Star, make sure you sign up to one of our newsletters here.READ NEXT: .Read more on dailystar.co.uk