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Michael Douglas

Born: Sep 25, 1944

Birthplace: New Brunswick

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Michael Douglas

Date of Birth : Sep 25, 1944
Birth Place : New Brunswick

Michael Kirk Douglas is an American film producer and actor of stage and screen whose career includes a diverse range of films in both independent and blockbuster films for which he has received a number of accolades both competitive and honorary; these include the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award for "outstanding contribution to the world of entertainment" and the AFI Life Achievement Award which "honor[s] an individual whose career in motion pictures or television has greatly contributed to the enrichment of American culture". The eldest of four children of actor Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas received his B.A. in drama from the University of California. His early acting roles included film, stage and television productions; Douglas first achieved prominence for his co-lead performance opposite Karl Malden in the ABC police procedural television series The Streets of San Francisco, for which Douglas received three consecutive Emmy Award nominations. In 1975, Douglas produced One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, having acquired the rights to the Ken Kesey novel from his father.

Profession


  • Actor
  • Film Producer
  • Voice acting

Also known as


  • Michael Kirk Douglas
  • M.K. Douglas

Parents


  • Kirk Douglas
  • Diana Dill

Spouse


  • Diandra Luker
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones
  • Brenda Vaccaro

Children


  • Cameron Douglas
  • Carys Zeta Douglas
  • Dylan Michael Douglas

Awards Won


  • Academy Award for Best Picture
  • Academy Award for Best Actor
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama
  • Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
  • Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
  • PGA David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures
  • Critics'' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries
  • Honorary César
  • National Board of Review Award for Best Actor
  • People''s Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor
  • Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
  • People''s Choice Awards Honoree
  • AFI Life Achievement Award
  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
  • David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actor
  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
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