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Michael Douglas On A Shared Passion With His 102-Year-Old Father: "He Beats Me All The Time"

Date December 13, 2018 13:04

Kirk Douglas, the legendary American actor and filmmaker, recently turned 102. Nevertheless, he still feels as young as before. Maybe, this is because he has a loving family, who is always with him and supports him all the time.

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Kirk Douglas has a secret to living a long life and he finally shared it with the public: never be afraid of any challenges and be open to new opportunities.

Michael Douglas, who is really close to his father Kirk, recently revealed that his 102-year-old dad has incredible skills betting on sports.

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During an interview with the PEOPLE, Michael Douglas said:

He beats me all the time. The last bet I made with him was for $100 on a Jets game – and I lost.

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And added:

I’m a big sports junkie and my father knows nothing about [the games]. I can pick any team and he’ll just take the other one…and [yet] he cleans my clock.

But for both of them, the most important thing is that they spend time together as a father and a son and have fun.

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Besides betting on sports, Kirk Douglas is also physically active. At Lorraine, Michael Douglas opened up that his father still works out and even has a personal trainer. So, maybe regular physical activity is also one of the secrets to long life.

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Kirk Douglas is so inspiring! He proves it is possible to stay active at any age, and achieve great results no matter what.

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