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Michael Douglas

Actor, Producer
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Net worth 2018: $300 Million
Residence: New Brunswick, New Jersey, U.S.
Country: United States
BirthDay: 25 September 1944
Sigh: Libra
Height: 1.78 m
Education: Allen-Stevenson School, University of California, Santa Barbara

Michael Douglas was bornon 25 September 1944 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, U.S., American, is Actor, Producer. American actor Michael Douglas is one of the most accomplished actors and producers in Hollywood, who has delivered outstanding performances in a career that has stretched for over four decades. His father Kirk Douglas, the legendary actor, was an early influence in his life and after getting to know the inner workings of the movie making process from his father he learned drama at university before starting off his career as an actor. Michael Douglas started off on television and quickly graduated to films, however it was in television that he first found success with this performance in the show ‘The Streets of San Francisco’. Later on he produced the iconic film ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoos’ Nest’ and won accolade as the film went on to win several awards. Douglas’ most famous and noteworthy role remains that of Gordon Gekko in the film ‘Wall Street’ that has become a cult classic for people across generations. Douglas has remained a constant in an industry that changes at a breakneck pace and has evolved his style with the times, which is sign of an actor who knows his craft.


$300 Million


In 2013 Douglas was cast in the role of the pianist Liberace in the film ‘Behind the Candelabra’ and his performance in the film was widely appreciated by critics


Michael Douglas was cast as a writer suffering from the effect of writers’ block in the 2000 film ‘Wonder Boys’ and his performance was widely appreciated


In 1992 Michael Douglas starred in another blockbuster movie when he paired up with Sharon Stone in the film ‘Basic Instinct’


During the 1990s he also appeared in movies like ‘The American President’, ‘The Game’ and ‘A Perfect Murder’ among others


He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1988 for the role


His most important and iconic work is his portrayal of high powered investor Gordon Gekko in the 1987 film ‘Wall Street’


Michael Douglas was co-producer and one of the stars in the ensemble cast of the successful and highly acclaimed thriller ‘The China Syndrome’ which released in 1979


After being in a relationship with actress Brenda Vaccaro for some years, Michale Douglas got married to Diandra Luker in 1977 but the marriage ended in divorce 18 years later


In 1975 Michael Douglas turned producer when he produced the iconic film ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ after obtaining the rights to the book from his father


In 1972, Michael Douglas appeared in the film ‘Napoleon and Samantha’ produced by Disney and the film was a successful one


Michael Douglas started off his career with the show ‘The Experiment’ in 1969 that was produced by CBS Playhouse but it was in the same year that he debuted in films with ‘Hail, Hero!’ which dealt with anti-Vietnam War sentiments


Michael Kirk Douglas was born on 25 September, 1944 in the city of New Brunswick in New Jersey, United States to Kirk Douglas and Diana Dill

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