Michael Douglas reflects on death of mother, a 'class act'

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Posted: Jul 14, 2015 1:15 PM
Michael Douglas reflects on death of mother, a 'class act'

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Douglas took a moment to reflect on the memory of his mother, Diana, who died earlier this month at age 92 after a bout with cancer.

"My mother had an incredible sense of dignity and was a class act," Douglas told The Associated Press on Monday night at a special screening for his latest film, "Ant-Man."

Douglas went on to call her a "lady."

"I've let her down a couple of times in my life, but she certainly was a strong influence," he said.

The actress was married to Kirk Douglas, but they divorced in 1951. Kirk Douglas will turn 99 in December.

"Ant-Man" is based on the Marvel comic of the same name. It stars comic actor Paul Rudd in the title role.

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