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Michael Douglas' half-brother dead

rediff Entertainment Bureau | July 07, 2004 13:30 IST

Eric DouglasEric, the youngest son of Hollywood veteran Kirk Douglas and half-brotherof Michael Douglas, is dead.

According to E!online.com, theactor was found on the floor of his Manhattan apartment on July 6.

Eric, who turned 46 last month, always remained in the shadow of his Oscar-winning father and brother, while he battled against alchoholism. He also got into in trouble with the police several times.

Though there were 'no signs of foul play', and the death will be treated as a homicide untilan autopsy is conducted.

Eric, who played minor parts in films like Delta Force 3: The Killing Game and The Golden Child, was Kirk'sfourth child, the second son by his second wife,Anne Buydens. Kirk'sother sons, besides Michael, are producers Peter and Joel.

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