Celebrities who celebrate birthdays in December

Slideshow posted in Photos | Wednesday, December 05, 2012

17 of 77: Kirk Douglas turns 96 on Dec. 9, 2012. He was born Issur Danielovitch Demsky in Amsterdam, New York in 1916 and began his on-screen career in the 1940s. He is known for films such as 'Spartacus,' '20000 Leagues Under the Sea' and 'Paths of Glory.'

Pictured: Anne and Kirk Douglas appear at the 20th anniversary of the Anne Douglas Center for Women at the Los Angeles Mission on September 13, 2012. (Facebook.com/LosAngelesMission)