On Tuesday, Michael Douglas was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, just a few feet away from his 101-year-old father, Kirk Douglas’ star. 

While heading to the ceremony, Douglas’s wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones, posted a video on Instagram of the pair.

At the ceremony, the 74-year-old actor was joined by his closest family members, including his wife Zeta-Jones, son Cameron Douglas, and his father Kirk. 

After his induction, the Ant-Man actor gave a comical and heartwarming speech. “Let’s face it, this is a great honor and I’m not getting any younger,” he said. “I’m going to enjoy it with my wife and my son and my caretakers and my great-great-grandkids.”

After thanking his wife and son, He then got a little emotional while talking about his father. 

“My dad is here,” Douglas said. “In a month, Kirk turns 102 years old. So those of you who took the under on him taking 80, you lost a long time ago. It means so much to me, Dad, that you’re here today,” he continued, while tearing up. “Thank you for your advice, inspiration, and I’ll say it simply and with all my heart: I’m so proud to be your son.”


Douglas has been acting for over six decades, including roles in The China Syndrome and Fatal Attraction to Wall Street and Falling Down. In 1975, he won his first Academy Award, as producer of One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, he also later picked up Best Actor in 1988 for his role as Gordon Gecko in Wall Street.

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