Michael Douglas

Michael Douglas is an Oscar-winning American actor and filmmaker. His acting credits include the films Wall Street (1987), The American President (1995) and the drama series The Streets of San Francisco. He has received numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards, five Golden Globe Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and the AFI Life Achievement Award. Let’s know more about him through this article.

What is Michael Douglas famous for?

An American actor and producer.

Where is Michael Douglas from?

Recalling his early life, Michael was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States in the year of 1944. Currently, he aged 75 years old. He holds dual citizenship; American and Bermudian and belongs to Mixed ethnicity. Her birth sign is Libra.

Similarly, He was born as the first child of actors Kirk Douglas and Diana Dill. His parents met at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He has a younger brother, Joel Douglas, and two paternal half-brothers, Peter Douglas and Eric Douglas from stepmother Anne Buydens.

Which institution does Michael Douglas go to study?

Concerning his education, Michael attended The Allen-Stevenson School in New York City, Eaglebrook School in Deerfield, Massachusetts, and The Choate Preparatory School in Wallingford, Connecticut.

Similarly, He received his B.A. in drama from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1968, where he was also the Honorary President of the UCSB Alumni Association. He also studied acting with Wynn Handman at The American Place Theatre in New York City.

When did Michael Douglas begin his acting career?

Moving on to his film career, Michael began in the late 1960s and early 1970s, starring in obscure films including Hail, Hero!, Adam at 6 A.M., and Summertree.

He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Male Newcomer for his performance in Hail, Hero! His first significant role was in the television series The Streets of San Francisco, which he co-starred in with Karl Malden from 1972 to 1976.

He played a hospital doctor in the medical thriller Coma (1978), and a troubled marathon runner in Running (1979), after leaving The Streets of San Francisco in 1976.

In 1979, he made and starred in The China Syndrome, a dramatic film about a nuclear power plant accident co-starring Jane Fonda and Jack Lemmon. The film was regarded as one of the most insightful Hollywood productions of the 1970s.

In 1987, he co-starred with Glenn Close in the thriller Fatal Attraction. In the same year, he won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as tycoon Gordon Gekko in Oliver Stone’s Wall Street.

He appeared alongside Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito in the 1989 film The War of the Roses. In the same year, he appeared alongside Andy Garca and Kate Capshaw in Ridley Scott’s international police crime drama Black Rain, which was filmed in Osaka, Japan.

In 2000, he appeared alongside Benicio del Toro and Catherine Zeta-Jones in Steven Soderbergh’s critically acclaimed film Traffic.

He also received critical acclaim for his role as a professor and author suffering from writer’s block in Wonder Boys, which he starred in the same year. He earned Golden Globe nominations for Best Actor in a Drama and BAFTA nominations for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

He began announcing the introduction of NBC Nightly News in December 2007. The previous announcer, Howard Reig, had retired two years before.

He reunited with Steven Soderbergh for the 2013 film Behind the Candelabra, in which he portrayed Liberace opposite Matt Damon in a biopic about the pianist’s life. He won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards for his portrayal of Liberace, which earned critical acclaim. For the role, he received SAG and Golden Globe nominations.

Based on the Marvel Comics superhero of the same name, he played Hank Pym in the films Ant-Man (2015), Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019).

He co-starred in The Kominsky Method with Alan Arkin in 2018, as Sandy Kominsky, an elderly acting mentor. He was nominated for a Golden Globe for his performance.

He has been recognized for his social and political activism in addition to his acting career.

Is Michael Douglas married or not?

Reflecting on his personal life, Michael has married twice to date. Firstly, he was married to Diandra Luker in 1977. The pair produce one child and live happily until their divorce in 2000.

In the same year of November, he exchanged the vows with Catherine Zeta-Jones. Together, the pair produces two children to date. Presently, the pair live blissful life without rumors of divorce or separation.

Where is Michael Douglas’s worth?

Being a part of the entertainment industry, Michael earns an impressive amount of money and fame through his profession as an actor, director, and producer. Based on some online reports, his estimated net worth said to be $300 million at present. However, his salary is yet to be disclsoed.

How tall is Michael Douglas?

Observing his body statistics, Michael stands a height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 73 Kg. Similarly, he has a pair of blue eyes and grey hair color. Further, his other body information is yet to be disclosed.

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