Anne Buydens: Hanover, Germany.
How Anne and Kirk Met:
Ages at Marriage:Anne, 24.
Douglas's Renewal of Vows:
They sipped wine "symbolic of the sweet things they would share", cracked a linen-wrapped glass, "a symbol that marriage involves not just joy, but difficulty." Kirk could only break the glass with his cane.
Music at Renewal Ceremony:
Guests at Renewal Ceremony:Attending Anne and Kirk's renewal ceremony were 300 guests including Nancy Regan, Merv Griffin, Dan Aykroyd, Karl Malden, Barbara Sinatra, Angie Dickinson, Lauren Bacall, Tony and Jill Curtis, Vidal Sassoon, Red Buttons, Anjelica Huston.
Anne: President of Bryna Co., an independent film company.
Both Anne and Kirk are involved in charity work to help the homeless, breast cancer research, and improve public schools, especially playgrounds, in Los Angeles, California.
- Michael Douglas: Born on 9/25/44. Michael's mother is Diana Dill.
- Joel Douglas: Born on 1/23/47. Joel's mother is Diana Dill.
- Peter Vincent Douglas: Born on 11/23/1955. Peter's mother is Anne.
- Eric Anthony Douglas: Born on 6/21/1958. Eric's mother is Anne.
Anne: "I had no illusions about that [infidelities]. But I told him, 'Look. I'll understand a lot of things if you tell me. But if I hear it from others and it has happened, that would hurt me very badly.'"
Kirk: "I think I was most to blame for our problems, because I hid behind the mind-set of 'I am an artist, an artist!'"
Previous Marriages:Kirk had one previous marriage.
- Diana Dill aka Diana Darrid: Kirk and Diana were married on 11-2-1943. Their marriage ended in divorce in 1951.
Anne had one previous marriage.
- Albert ?: Their marriage ended in divorce.
Quotes About Their Marriage:
Peter Douglas, son: "Each has a great sense of humor. They needed it, with all they've been through."
What attracted Kirk to Anne? Kirk: "Her vicious sense of humor. The surprise birthday party she threw for me that year in Paris when she invited every girl I'd gone out with there."
Kirk: "I think I'm more romantic than ever. A woman knows the man she wants to marry and a man knows the woman he doesn't want to be without."