Michael Kirk Douglas (born September 25, 1944) is an American actor and producer.
Douglas's career includes a diverse range of films in independent and blockbuster genres,
for which he has received a number of accolades, both competitive and honorary
After reprising his Romancing the Stone role as Jack Colton in the 1985 sequel The Jewel of the Nile,
which he also produced, and along with appearing in the musical A Chorus Line (1985)
& the psychological thriller Fatal Attraction (1987), Douglas received widespread acclaim for his portrayal
of amoral corporate raider Gordon Gekko in the Oliver Stone-directed drama Wall Street,
for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. He reprised the role in the sequel Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010).
Douglas's subsequent film roles included: Black Rain (1989); The War of the Roses (1989); Basic Instinct (1992); The American President (1995);
The Game (1997); Traffic and Wonder Boys (both 2000); Solitary Man (2009); and Ant-Man (2015). In 2013, Douglas's performance
as Liberace in the HBO biopic Behind the Candelabra, received universal critical acclaim, and the actor won numerous accolades for his role, Michael Douglas. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. July 8, 2022