Michael Douglas

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Michael Kirk Douglas
September 25, 1944
New Brunswick, New Jersey, U.S.A.
  • United States
  • United Kingdom (Bermuda)
Education Allen-Stevenson School
Choate Rosemary Hall
Alma mater University of California, Santa Barbara (B.A. 1968)
  • Actor
  • Producer
Years active 1966 – Present
About Michael Douglas

Michael Douglas is an American actor and producer.

Starring in both small and large-scale films, Michael Douglas gained recognition for his portrayal of a trendy young police officer in the television series The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977). In 1975, he departed that show to create the critically acclaimed film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, which starred Jack Nicholson and was based on Ken Kesey’s novel. Five Oscars were eventually won by the movie, and Michael Douglas went on to become a popular producer and box office draw in the 1980s and early 1990s.

Michael Douglas best-known motion pictures as a leading man are The China Syndrome (1979, starring Jane Fonda), Romancing the Stone (1984), Fatal Attraction (1987, starring Glenn Close), Wall Street (1987, helmed by Oliver Stone; Douglas won an Oscar for best actor for his portrayal of the cunning corporate privateer Gordon Gekko), and Basic Instinct (1992, featuring Douglas as a police officer fixated on the slinky suspect Sharon Stone). Among the movies he starred in throughout the 2000s were Steven Soderbergh’s Traffic (2000), Kiefer Sutherland’s The Sentinel (2006), and Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009). In the 2013 HBO film Behind the Candelabra, he portrayed showman Liberace.

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