The iconic guitarist of Exodus and Slayer, Gary Holt, has uploaded a new photo on his official Instagram account, and he penned an emotional letter after the death of actor Kirk Douglas.

In the past few days, Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas passed away at the age of 103. It was known that he was struggling with many health problems.

His son, actor Michael Douglas announces his father’s death on his official Instagram page. Also, Kirk Douglas had a helicopter crash in 1991 and a heart attack in 1996.

After this sad news, Gary Holt took to social media to pay his tribute for the master actor and said that they would always remember him as ‘Spartacus.’

Here’s what Gary Holt captioned:

“RIP Kirk Douglas. 103 years of life. The things he had been witness to in that century plus! And as a gladiator, he woulda kicked Russell Crow’s ass. Goodbye Spartacus”

A fan named jforrest_photography commented and wrote this:

“Legend of the screen, was awesome in the Vikings movie also 🙌🏽🙏🏽”

Another fan named mattodragicevich said this:

“A true legend gone. Very good innings. RIP cactus jack”

See the Instagram post below.