Michael Douglas

American actor and film producer

Michael Kirk Douglas (born September 25, 1944) is an American actor and producer and activist. He has acted in movies and on television, who came to fame as Insp. Steve Keller in the popular 1970s television series The Streets of San Francisco.

Michael Douglas
Douglas in 2006
Michael Kirk Douglas

(1944-09-25) September 25, 1944 (age 79)
Notable workInsp. Steve Keller
in The Streets of San Francisco
Jack Colton
in Romancing the Stone and The Jewel of the Nile
Gordon Gekko
in Wall Street
Det. Nick Curran
in Basic Instinct
William "D-Fens" Foster
in Falling Down
Dan Gallagher
in Fatal Attraction
President Andrew Shepherd
in The American President
Robert Wakefield
in Traffic
Prof. Grady Tripp
in Wonder Boys
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)Diandra Luker
(m. 1977-2000, divorced)
Catherine Zeta-Jones
(m. 2000-present)
ChildrenCameron Douglas (born 1978)
Dylan Michael Douglas (born 2000)
Carys Zeta Douglas (born 2003)
Parent(s)Kirk Douglas
Diana Dill
RelativesJoel Douglas (brother)
Peter Douglas (half-brother)
Eric Douglas (half-brother, dead)
AwardsBest Picture
1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Best Actor
1987 Wall Street
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
1988 Wall Street
Cecil B. DeMille Award
2004 Lifetime Achievement

He later became a successful movie star, and won the Academy Award in 1987 for his work in Wall Street. Douglas has acted in many other successful movies, including Fatal Attraction and Basic Instinct.

He is the eldest son of actor Kirk Douglas, but also Krirk Douglas and Mrirk Douglas. He is the husband of actress Catherine Zeta-Jones. In 2010, he was diagnosed with throat cancer; in 2011 he said he had recovered.

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