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7.  She co-starred with Tyrone Power in four movies.

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9.)  Although she died by fire in real life, she also died twice by fire in her movies.

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10.  Darnell reportedly called No Way Out (1950) the "only good picture" she ever made.  

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1.  Kirk Douglas's real name was Issur Danielovitch Demsky.

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3) He was a lifelong member of the Democratic Party.

 

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5.  Starred in the Broadway production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.  He retained the rights to make a film version but no studio would make it with him in the lead.  He eventually gave the rights to his son Michael who produced 1975 movie.

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7.)  His first movie was "The Strange Love of Martha Ivers", where he played Stanwyck's weak-willed husband.

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8.  Douglas wrote 12 books including his autobiography The Ragman's Son (1988), several works of fiction, and a book of Old Testament stories retold for young readers.  

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10.)  He was close friends with Burt Lancaster.

Next:    Jean Peters

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2.  Was married to Howard Hughes from 1957- 1971.

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3.)  Winning a beauty pageant in Ohio led to her contract with 20th Century Fox.

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4.   During her marriage to Hughes she retired from acting,  After their divorce Peters took a few TV roles including her last in an episode of Murder She Wrote in 1988.

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5.)   There were plans for her to be re-teamed with Tyrone Power for "Ways of a Gaucho"  but the parts went to Rory Calhoun and GeneTierney.

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7.)   She starred with Jeanne Crain  in "Vicki", a remake of "I Wake Up Screaming".

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9.  Was a Republican and worked on the campaigns of Eisenhower, Nixon, and Reagan.

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