1954: Las Vegas wedding
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Kirk and Anne Douglas through the years

Kirk and Anne Douglas in Nevada the day after their Las Vegas wedding in 1954. (Kirk and Anne Douglas)

Kirk and Anne Douglas, center, stand outside the Desert Inn in Las Vegas after their wedding. They married on May 29, 1954, while Kirk was on break from filming “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.”

 (Kirk and Anne Douglas)
Kirk and Anne Douglas leave Las Vegas the day after their wedding. ( Kirk and Anne Douglas)
Kirk Douglas in a publicity still from 1960’s “Spartacus.”  (Universal Pictures )
The couple and their two young sons, Erik, left, and Peter, arrive in Rome, where Kirk was shooting the film “Cast a Giant Shadow.” (Wide World Photo)

The Douglas family is photographed at home when Anne is named Times Woman of the Year in 1969. From left, son Peter, 14, Kirk, Anne and son Eric, 11.

 (Los Angeles Times)
Kirk Douglas with son Michael Douglas, right, on the set of “Hail, Hero.” This was Michael’s first starring role in a film. (Associated Press)

Douglas and his wife Anne take photos with children at the Big Brothers premiere of “Scalawag.” The proceeds from the screening benefited the Big Brothers organization.

 (John R. Wyckoff)
The Douglas sons pose together for a photo at an event in 1983. From left, Joel, Peter, Eric and Michael Douglas. Joel and Michael are children from Kirk’s first marriage. (Los Angeles Times)

Kirk and Anne Douglas congratulate Center Theatre Group founding artistic director Gordon Davidson during the organizaiton’s 25th anniversary ball.

 (Los Angeles Times)

Eric, Kirk and Anne Douglas stand outside the Russian Tea Room in New York, attending Michael’s wedding to Catherine Zeta-Jones.

 (Darla Khazei / Associated Press)
Kirk and Anne Douglas at their Beverly Hills home in 2002. (Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times)

Kirk and Anne Douglas in 2004 at Greystone Mansion, where they renewed their vows after 50 years of marriage.

 (Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)

Kirk and Anne Douglas pose with Spartacus mugs at home in 2011.

 (Kelsey Douglas)