Michael Douglas

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Birthplace
New Brunswick, NJ
Birth Sign
Libra

About

Won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the 1987 film Wall Street. He reprised his role in the 2010 sequel Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. His other notable film credits include The Game, Traffic, Ant-Man, Basic Instinct, Falling Down and Wonder Boys. He is the son of legendary actor Kirk Douglas.

Before Fame

He studied drama at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Trivia

His role as flamboyant pianist Liberace in the 2013 HBO biopic Behind the Candelabra earned him an Emmy Award.

Family Life

He married actress Catherine Zeta-Jones in November of 2000. He has two sons named Dylan and Cameron and a daughter named Carys.

Associated With

He won an Academy Award for producing the 1975 feature One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, which also earned Jack Nicholson an Academy Award for Best Actor.

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