She drew out the best in each one of us, particularly our dad,” Michael Douglas said. She and Kirk Douglas met in Paris and they wedded in 1954.
Anne Douglas, the widow of Kirk Douglas and stepmother of Michael Douglas, kicked the bucket Thursday in California. She was 102.
Douglas kicked the bucket at her home in Beverly Hills, as indicated by a tribute given by representative Marcia Newberger. No reason for death was given.
Kirk Douglas, the Hollywood legend who featured in “Spartacus,” “Desire forever” and many different movies, kicked the bucket in February 2020 at 103.
He wedded Anne Buydens in 1954 after they met in Paris while he was recording “Demonstration of Love” and she was doing exposure. They had two children, Peter, a maker, and Eric, an entertainer.
“I regularly can’t help thinking about what might have happened to me in the event that I hadn’t wedded Anne. I probably won’t have made do without her business keenness and her finely sharpened senses,” Kirk Douglas once said.
In 2017, the couple distributed “Kirk and Anne: Letters of Love, Laughter, and a Lifetime in Hollywood.” The Douglas Foundation, which Anne and her better half helped to establish, has given millions to a scope of organizations, from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to the Motion Picture and Television Fund.
Michael Douglas said his stepmother “will consistently be in our souls.”
“She drew out the best within each one of us, particularly our dad. Father couldn’t have ever had the vocation he managed without Anne’s help and association,” the entertainer said in an articulation.
Kirk Douglas’s first spouse and Michael’s mom, Diana Douglas, passed on in 2015.
Anne was in excess of a stepmother, and never ‘insidious,’” entertainer and stepson Michael Douglas said in a proclamation, which he additionally later presented on Instagram. “She drew out the best in each one of us, particularly our dad. Father couldn’t have ever had the vocation he managed without Anne’s help and organization. Catherine and I and the kids venerated her; she will consistently be in our souls.”