Michael Douglas is an actor and producer, primarily in movies and television. He has won four Golden Globes, including Cecil B. DeMille Award, and two Academy Awards; as producer of 1975′s Best Picture, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, and as Best Actor in 1987 for his role as Gordon Gekko in Wall Street. Other performances include The Game, Wonder Boys, Traffic and Falling Down. Douglas received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2009. He is the eldest of actor Kirk Douglas’s four sons.
Michael Douglas is rumored to appear in Tragic Indifference, a courtroom thriller based on a landmark liability case against Ford Motor Company, according to Variety. Douglas will play the attorney who took Ford to court on behalf of a single mother from Texas who was paralyzed and nearly died after an accident. The trial exposed the automaker’s indifference to flaws in its Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV). The movie will be based on Adam Penenberg’s 2003 book of the same name. Douglas will play Attorney Tab Turner, who represented Donna Bailey after the Ford Explorer SUV she was riding in rolled over following a Firestone tire failure.
How Michael Douglas Made His Money – Acting and Producer
Estimated Net Worth: $200 Million
Birthday: September 25, 1944