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This is the section for all our "FUN" Michael Douglas information - please enjoy!


Did You Know?


... that Michael Douglas is married to actress Catherine Zeta-Jones. Strangely enough, although 25 years apart in age Michael and Catherine were born on the same birthday - September 25th. Although they never appear together on screen, you can see them both in Traffic.

... that Michael Douglas is the son of actor Kirk Douglas who had a long and illustrious career of his own. You can see both father and son in the 1966 movie, Cast a Giant Shadow. Michael Douglas has an uncredited performance as a Jeep Driver. Here is a touching clip of Father and Son:




... that Michael Douglas got his acting break as Karl Malden's rookie partner, Steve Keller, in the TV police drama The Street of San Francisco from 1972-1976. Here's a blast from the past:




... that the same week that Michael Douglas' nuclear power thriller The China Syndrome was released, the real-life Three Mile Island nuclear disaster occurred.

... that Michael Douglas is good-friends (and was once a roommate) of actor Danny DeVito. They have appeared together in three movies - Romancing the Stone, The Jewel of the Nile (pictured here) and The War of the Roses. And Danny appeared in the Best Picture Academy Award winning movie that Michael produced - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

... that even if Michael had never decided he wanted to act, he would have had an accomplished career as a movie producer. Here are just a few of the films that he produced but did not appear in: The Rainmaker, Face/Off, Flatliners, Starman and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

... You've heard of the expression turning weapons into plowshares? Michael Douglas actually is trying to do something about weapons of mass destruction by serving on the board of directors for the Ploughshare Foundation.

... You can listen to Michael talk about his role as a celebrity advocate on NPR.

... When you listen to the NBC evening news with Brian Williams you will hear a familar voice introduce the show. It's Michael Douglas. Here's what he says "From NBC News world headquarters in New York, this is 'NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams'"

On Location


Grauman's/Mann's Chinese Theater Footprints
Michael Douglas is just one of the many legendary celebrities to leave hand and footprints outside the famous Grauman's (now Mann's) Chinese Theater.

Mann's Chinese Theater
6925 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA
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