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. Michael Douglas, the son of a Hollywood icon, is a major force in the world of cinema as an actor as well as producer. 

Background -  Studied drama at UC Santa Barbara, the Neighborhood Playhouse n New York and the American Place Theatre in New York. 

Career Highlights - As an actor, Douglas first became well-known as Inspector Steve Keller in the 70s TV series "The Streets of San Francisco". 

In film, Michael Douglas showed the world that aside from being an award-winning producer he had perfect comedic timing.  He joined Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito in "Romancing the Stone" in the role of Jack Colton, an Indiana Jones type.  The popularity of this film led to their teaming again for the sequel, "The Jewel of the Nile".  The trio met again for "The War of the Roses". 

Family -  Son of actor Kirk Douglas, brother of producers Joel and Peter, and actor Eric.  Father of Cameron Douglas. 

Past Films 

1997 - The Game 
1996 - The Ghost and the Darkness 
1996 - A Song or David 
1995 - The American President 
1994 - Disclosure 
1993 - Falling Down 
1992 - Basic Instinct 
1992 - Shining Through 
1989 - Black Rain 
1989 - The War of the Roses 
1987 - Fatal Attraction 
1987 - Wall Street 
1985 - A Chorus Line 
1985 - The Jewel of the Nile 
1984 - Romancing the Stone 
1983 - The Star Chamber 
1980 - It's My Turn 
1979 - The China Syndrome 
1979 - Running 
1978 - Coma 
1972 - Napoleon and Samantha 
1971 - Summertree 
1970 - Adam at 6 A.M. 
1969 - Hail, Hero! 
1969 - Where's Jack?
Awards 
  • Oscar - 1988 - Best Actor - "Wall Street"
  • Oscar - 1976 - Best Picture - "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"
  • Cesar - 1998 - Honorary Award
  • Golden Globe - 1988 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - "Wall Street"
  • Hasty Pudding Theatricals - 1992 - Man of the Year
  • ShoWest - 1979 - Special Award - Star/Producer of the Year
Nominations 
  • Golden Globe - 1996 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical - "The American President"
  • Golden Globe - 1990 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture -
  • Comedy/Musical - "The War of the Roses"
  • Golden Globe - 1970 - Most Promising Newcomer - Male - "Hail, Hero!"
Bio 
  • Michael Douglas
  • September 25, 1944
  • New Brunswick, NJ
  • Libra
Fan Mail 
Michael Douglas 
c/o Creative Artists Agency 
9830 Wilshire Boulevard 
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
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Project 
Status
. "A Perfect Murder" - 5 June 1998 from Warner Brothers.  Cast: Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Martensen, Sarita Choudbury, Michael P. Moran, David Suchet, Constance Towers. 

"U-571" - 1999 release from Universal. Michael was originally to star in this film but he no longer is due to other commitments.
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Links . Movies Future - Upcoming movies, release dates, and official links to their web sites. 

Movies Past - Links to the official movie web sites for past movies. 
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