Michael Douglas (71)

25 September 1944, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
5' 10" (1.78 m)

Michael Douglas is one of the few actors who actually appears to be a walking paradox. A household name, an estimated worth of over $200 million, a father (Kirk Douglas) who was one of the world's biggest film stars when he was growing up, and a wife whose father is younger than he is, Douglas has indeed gained fame and acclaim. His parents (Kirk and wife Diana Douglas) divorced when he was six, and he went to live with his mother and her new husband.

After two children with Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael is trying to settle down to become a more "family-oriented" actor.

The comedy Jóvenes prodigiosos (2000) and the Douglas-clan movie Cosas de familia (2003) were box office flops, and it appears Michael is again looking for a career change. Trying his hand now at light-hearted comedies, like the re-make of Hasta que la muerte los separe (2003/I), he hopes to break away from his past reputation. more...