In Memory: Laurentian, Actor, Philanthropist Kirk Douglas ’39 | St. Lawrence University Admissions

In Memory: Laurentian, Actor, Philanthropist Kirk Douglas ’39

A devoted and proud Laurentian who was one of the most recognized names on the silver screen, Mr. Kirk Douglas ’39 died on February 5, 2020, at the age of 103.

“Kirk Douglas has been transcendently generous to St. Lawrence University and remained committed to his alma mater and our students throughout the decades," said St. Lawrence University President William L. Fox. "Kirk knew that diversity made St. Lawrence and the world stronger because of his own background and experiences. Every Laurentian can certainly say, 'I am Spartacus.'” 

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