The dimple-chinned “Spartacus” legend died at his home in Los Angeles, surrounded by loved ones and the nurses who cared for him in recent years.
Though he’s survived by wife Anne and three sons — Oscar-winning “Wall Street” actor Michael and producers Peter and Joel — none of them will inherit the screen hero’s estate because Kirk left it all to charity!
Announcing his father’s death in a statement, 75-year-old Michael said, “To the world, he was a legend, an actor from the golden age [and] a humanitarian … But to me and my brothers Joel and Peter he was simply Dad.
“Kirk’s life was well-lived, and he leaves a legacy in a film that will endure for generations to come and a history as a renowned philanthropist who worked to bring peace to the planet.”
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February 24, 2020