Joel-Douglas
Joel Douglas | Biography

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  • Full Name Joel Douglas
  • Birth Date Jan 23, 1947
  • Age 75 Years, 10 Months
  • Ethnicity White
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Los Angeles, California
  • Occupation American Film Producer and Production Manager
  • Father Late Kirk Douglas
  • Brother Michael Douglas
  • Father's Occupation Actor
  • Relationship Status Single
  • Wife Jo Ann Savitt (Died 21 November 2013)
  • Net Worth Undisclosed
American Film Producer and Production Manager

Joel Douglas | Biography

Son of Kirk Douglas

Joel Douglas is a renowned personality in the Hollywood film industry, where he has worked for a long time as a producer. Besides, he is also best known to the public as the late Kirk Douglas’ son.


Joel Douglas is a renowned personality in the Hollywood film industry, where he has worked for a long time as a producer. Besides, he is also best known to the public as the late Kirk Douglas’ son.

Who is Joel Douglas?

Joel Douglas is an American film producer and TV personality. He is best known for producing movies like Jaws of Satan (1981), Torchlight (1984), It Runs in the Family (2003), etc. Moreover, he has also gained massive media fame as the son of late veteran actor Kirk Douglas.

Joel was born in Los Angeles, California, on 23 January 1947. He has an elder brother Michael Douglas as his only sibling, who is also a renowned veteran actor. Unfortunately, there is no information about his mother on verified internet sites.

Joel Douglas Brother Michael Douglas
Joel Douglas with his Elder Brother Michael Douglas in January 2022 (Photo: Instagram)

Although acting runs in Joel’s family, he did not choose to follow it and make it his career. Instead, he opted to work behind the camera as a producer and production manager. Moreover, as a production manager, he has worked in movies like One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975), Double Impact (1991), etc.

As of now, Joel seems to have retired from his profession as a producer. His current whereabouts are also scarce on the internet as he is not active on social media.

Son of Kirk Douglas

Although Joel has gained quite a lot of success on his own as a producer, many people still recognize him because of his father, Kirk Douglas. Kirk was a veteran of the Hollywood TV and film industry. Beginning his acting career in 1946, he was active in the field until 2008.

In his six decades-long career, Kirk has acted in 94 different TV series and films. His list of most rememberable works includes The Bad and the Beautiful (1952 movie), Paths of Glory (1957 movie), The Brotherhood (1968 movie), Author Hailey’s the Moneychangers (1976 TV mini-series), Diamonds (1999 movie), Illusion (2004 movie), etc.

Joel’s father Kirk died at the age of 103 in Beverly Hills, California, on 5 February 2020.

He Has Been Married Four Times

Joel has been part of four marriages to date. He married his first wife, Susan Jorgenson, in 1968. After divorcing her, Joel made Judith Corso his second wife in August 1975. He again divorced her and went on to tie knots with his third partner Patricia Reid, a production and permit coordinator of the Hollywood industry.

Joel then separated from Patricia to marry his fourth spouse Jo Ann Savitt on 2 February 2004. The pair stayed together until Savitt’s demise on 21 November 2013.

Although Joel has been married four times, he did not have any children with any of his wives. 

What is Joel Douglas’ 2022 Net Worth?

Joel’s net worth and earning details are currently unavailable on authentic media websites. However, his primary income source is his entertainment industry career, where he has worked a long time in the production department.

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