The Fishers Meet the Douglases Eddie Fisher and Elizabeth Taylor join Kirk Douglas (right) and his wife Anne Buydens (left) at a party in Rome in January 1961 marking the first anniversary of Douglas' film "Spartacus."
Kirk Douglas admits he feels lonely on his 100th birthday
15 Celebrity Marriages That Have Withstood the Test of Time 1. Kirk Douglas and Anne Buydens: 1954- Kirk, 99, and Anne, 85, first met on the set of “Act of Love”, where she assisted him with the press and translation. He reveals that he was turned down multiple times before the beautiful young Anne finally said yes to a date. Eventually marrying in 1954, their relationship is still full of passion and unconditional love.
Kirk Douglas with his wife Anne Buydens at their house in Hawaii in 1965. The couple have been together for 63 years. But when they first met, Kirk was frantically in love with another woman, and Anne was married to the man who helped her to escape from the Nazis during World War II