Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch (born December 9, 1916) is an American stage and film actor, film producer and author. His popular films include Champion (1949), Ace in the Hole (1951), The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), Lust for Life (1956), Paths of Glory (1957), Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957), Spartacus (1960), and Lonely Are the Brave (1962). He is #17 on the American Film Institute’s list of the greatest male American screen legends of all time. Douglas was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Actor. In 1996, he received an Academy Honorary Award. Douglas has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6263 Hollywood Blvd.
Curtis Pitts (December 9, 1916 – June 10, 2005) of Stillmore, Georgia, was a designer of a series of popular aerobatic biplanes, known as the Pitts Special.