Michael Douglas

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Michael was born under the official name Douglas, Michael Kirk on September 25th, 1944. He has been a credited actor since the 1975 film One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

Michael Douglas is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in eighteen films including the 2014 comedy film And So It Goes as the character Oren Little, the 2013 comedy movie Last Vegas playing Billy and the 2009 comedy release Solitary Man cast as Ben Kalmen.

Michael is a recognizable supporting cast member who's acting range makes him the top choice for a variety of roles. He has appeared in seven films including: the 2011 action film Haywire as the character Alex Coblenz, the 2010 drama movie Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps playing Gordon Gekko and the 2009 crime release Beyond a Reasonable Doubt cast as Mark Hunter.

Michael Douglas has earned salaries up to $20,000,000 for his acting and also participates in back end. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1987 drama film Fatal Attraction, which brought in $142,000,000 at the box office.

In 1975 Michael Douglas produced his first movie, the drama film One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Since then he went on to produce thirteen movies including: Romancing the Stone (1984) and Starman (1984) among others .

Michael is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least forty-four magazines, captured in more than ten pictorials, interviewed in over twenty-two publications and featured in twenty-one magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least four books. He has been the subject of at least one biographical film.

As an actor Michael Douglas has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He won the Oscar for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Gordon Gekko in the 1987 movie Wall Street.

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" Actors are paid to be selfish and self-involved.

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Son of Kirk Douglas and Diana Douglas .
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