Screen icon Kirk Douglas turns 100 on Dec. 9.
In his century on this earth, Douglas has appeared in dozens of films, including “Spartacus” and “Out of the Past,” and earned plenty of accolades, including three Oscar nominations for Best Actor and an honorary Academy Award. The actor also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 2004, he had an avenue in Palm Springs, California, named after him.
To celebrate Douglas’ major milestone, we’re looking back at some his best films. Here are our top 9 picks, in no particular order: