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Michael Douglas

Born into Hollywood royalty, the actor’s resume includes “Streets of San Francisco,” “Wall Street,” “Fatal Attraction” and more.

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The ants go marching

SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 26: Actor Michael Douglas onstage at Marvel's Hall H Panel for "Ant-Man" during Comic-Con International 2014 at San Diego Convention Center on July 26, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
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Famous faces

EAST HAMPTON, NY - JULY 06: Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton, and Rob Reiner attends the "And So It Goes" premiere at Guild Hall on July 6, 2014 in East Hampton, New York. (Photo by Sonia Moskowitz/Getty Images)
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Tickling the ivories

This film image released by HBO shows Michael Douglas as Liberace in a scene from "Behind the Candelabra."The show was nominated for a Golden Globe for best mini-series or motion picture made for TV on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. The 71st annual Golden Globes will air on Sunday, Jan. 12. (AP Photo/HBO, Claudette Barius)
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Image: Michael Douglas poses backstage with the award for Best Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie for his role in "Behind the Candelabra" at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills

Golden night

Michael Douglas poses backstage with the award for Best Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie for his role in "Behind the Candelabra" at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (GOLDENGLOBES-BACKSTAGE)
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Two generations

SANTA BARBARA, CA - OCTOBER 13: Actor Kirk Douglas (L) and actor Michael Douglas attend SBIFF's 2011 Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence In Film honoring Michael Douglas at the Biltmore Four Seasons on October 13, 2011 in Santa Barbara, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
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Fashionable faces

Actors Michael Douglas and wife Catherine Zeta-Jones attend the Michael Kors Fall 2011 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
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Fore!

ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 27: Hollywood superstar Michael Douglas on the practice range during the first practice round of The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at The Old Course on September 27, 2011 in St Andrews, Scotland. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
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On the mend

epa02533497 US actor Michael Douglas (L) gives the thumbs up as he arrives with his wife Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones (R) for the 68th Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, California, USA, 16 January 2011. EPA/MIKE NELSON
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Image: Academy award-winning actors Douglas and wife Zeta-Jones, along with their children ride over The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and past Hogwarts Castle at Universal Orlando Resort

Wild about wizards

Academy award-winning actors Michael Douglas and wife Catherine Zeta-Jones, along with their children Dylan, 10, and Carys, 7, ride the Flight of the Hippogriff over The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and past Hogwarts Castle at Universal Orlando Resort November 27, 2010. Fans of the Harry Potter books and films, the family also sampled Butterbeer, got fitted for wands at Ollivanders and toured Hogwarts Castle while on vacation at Universal Orlando over the Thanksgiving holiday. REUTERS/Universal Orlando Resort/Matt Stroshane/Handout (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) NO SALES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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Dad's duty

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 9: (ITALY OUT, NY DAILY NEWS OUT, NY NEWSDAY OUT) Actor Michael Douglas is sighted as he takes his daughter to school on November 9, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Arnaldo Magnani/Getty Images)
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Leading man

Actor Michael Douglas, center, poses with actresses Carey Mulligan, left, and Susan Sarandon at the premiere of 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Monday, Sept. 20, 2010 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
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Gordon Gekko is back

In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, Michael Douglas portrays Gordon Gekko, left, and Shia LaBeouf portrays Jake Moore in a scene from, "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps." (AP Photo/20th Century Fox, Barry Wetcher)
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Battle lines are drawn

In this photo provided by CBS, Michael Douglas waves to the Late Show audience after a hug from host David Letterman during the Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010 taping of the show in New York. Douglas said he faces an "eight-week struggle" against throat cancer but is optimistic about his chances for recovery. (AP Photo/CBS, John Paul Filo) MANDATORY CREDIT; NO SALES; NO ARCHIVE; NORTH AMERICAN USE ONLY
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Kicking up fun

Actor Michael Douglas, right, speaks with Kyle Beere, aged 13, and his uncle Andrew Wools from Cardiff, Wales, in the children's play room during a visit to the Children's Hospital for Wales in Cardiff, where he and his wife Catherine Zeta Jones met staff and children Friday, July 23, 2010. The film star couple appealed for donations to help complete the next stage of work four years after they officially opened the hospital. (AP Photo/Ben Birchall/PA Wire) ** UNITED KINGDOM OUT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVE **
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Family woes

Actor Michael Douglas arrives with his son Cameron Douglas for the world premiere of "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" at the Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California, on April 27, 2009. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)
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Solitary Man (2010)
A once successful Manhattan mogul who owned a chain of car dealerships finds himself on the brink of a fantastic comeback. His marriage and businesses were lost to him through a series of indiscretions of romantic and financial natures. His new girlfriend has a father that is offering him a second lease on life, but the one catch is he has to take his girlfriend's daughter on a weekend college visit where he absolutely must behave himself or lose everything.

In 'Solitary'

Solitary Man (2010) A once successful Manhattan mogul who owned a chain of car dealerships finds himself on the brink of a fantastic comeback. His marriage and businesses were lost to him through a series of indiscretions of romantic and financial natures. His new girlfriend has a father that is offering him a second lease on life, but the one catch is he has to take his girlfriend's daughter on a weekend college visit where he absolutely must behave himself or lose everything.
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King of California 2007- -A young girl's teenage years are complicated by an eccentric and manic-depressive father who becomes obsessed with his belief that there's buried treasure in the San Fernando Valley.

Gold in them thar ... Costcos?

King of California 2007- -A young girl's teenage years are complicated by an eccentric and manic-depressive father who becomes obsessed with his belief that there's buried treasure in the San Fernando Valley.
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You, Me and Dupree (2006) (L to R) Molly (KATE HUDSON), her doting father Mr. Thompson (MICHAEL DOUGLAS) and recently-wounded Dupree (OWEN WILSON) visit the ER.

Goofy guest

You, Me and Dupree (2006) (L to R) Molly (KATE HUDSON), her doting father Mr. Thompson (MICHAEL DOUGLAS) and recently-wounded Dupree (OWEN WILSON) visit the ER.
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Like father, like son

In this undated publicity photo released by HBO, Michael, left, and Kirk Douglas pose for a portrait in Los Angeles on April 12, 2005. The documentary film "A Father, A Son: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" profiles the two actors and their relationship. Directed by actress and filmmaker Lee Grant, the film debuts Saturday, Aug. 13, on HBO. (AP Photo/HBO, Greg Gorman)
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Honored in Switzerland

U.S. movie actor, director and producer Michael Douglas gives an acceptance speech after receiving the Crystal award at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Saturday Jan. 28, 2006. The Crystal award is presented to artists who use their art to reach out to other cultures. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
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It Runs in the Family 
Father and son Kirk Douglas (as Mitchell Gromberg) and Michael Douglas (as Alex Gromberg) star onscreen together for the first time in their remarkable careers.

Family affair

It Runs in the Family Father and son Kirk Douglas (as Mitchell Gromberg) and Michael Douglas (as Alex Gromberg) star onscreen together for the first time in their remarkable careers.
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May-December?

(FILES) Actors Michael Douglas (L) and his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones arrive for the 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards 19 January, 2003, in Beverly Hills, California. Douglas has admitted his throat cancer is more serious than first thought, but says he remains optimistic as he undergoes intensive treatment."It's a stage four, which is intense, and they gotta go at it," Douglas told chat show host David Letterman on the "Late Show" August 31, 2010. Douglas, 65, who is married to another Hollywood A-lister, British actress AFP PHOTO/Lucy NICHOLSON (Photo credit should read LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images)
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Don't Say A Word (2001) Preeminent New York psychiatrist Dr. Nathan Conrad has a successful practice, a beautiful wife and a charming daughter. Making his way home for the Thanksgiving holiday, Conrad is summoned by a colleague to examine a young woman. Elisabeth Burrows presents a history of unexplained violence, failed treatments and misdiagnoses. In short, the kind of case Nathan used to live for before he went 'uptown.' Now he is Elisabeth's last chance before she is shipped off to a state institution. Nathan's skills and intuition begin to make headway into Elisabeth's case. Little does Nathan suspect that Elisabeth is tied to a danger that has closed in on him and his family. Nathan's daughter has been kidnapped by ruthless thieves, and to save her he must somehow unlock a 6-digit number locked away in Elisabeth's troubled mind. With his daughter's captors watching his every move, Nathan is constantly reminded: if he wants to see his daughter alive, he dare not say a single word.

Magic number

Don't Say A Word (2001) Preeminent New York psychiatrist Dr. Nathan Conrad has a successful practice, a beautiful wife and a charming daughter. Making his way home for the Thanksgiving holiday, Conrad is summoned by a colleague to examine a young woman. Elisabeth Burrows presents a history of unexplained violence, failed treatments and misdiagnoses. In short, the kind of case Nathan used to live for before he went 'uptown.' Now he is Elisabeth's last chance before she is shipped off to a state institution. Nathan's skills and intuition begin to make headway into Elisabeth's case. Little does Nathan suspect that Elisabeth is tied to a danger that has closed in on him and his family. Nathan's daughter has been kidnapped by ruthless thieves, and to save her he must somehow unlock a 6-digit number locked away in Elisabeth's troubled mind. With his daughter's captors watching his every move, Nathan is constantly reminded: if he wants to see his daughter alive, he dare not say a single word.
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Wonder Boys (2000) An over-the-hill writer rediscovers life when he meets a young writing prodigy in his lecture.

Full of 'Wonder'

Wonder Boys (2000) An over-the-hill writer rediscovers life when he meets a young writing prodigy in his lecture.
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A patchwork of stories about various factions of the drug trade, including dealers, abusers and the law enforcement officials who pursue them.

Stopping 'Traffic'

A patchwork of stories about various factions of the drug trade, including dealers, abusers and the law enforcement officials who pursue them.
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A Perfect Murder  - A playboy husband plots to kill his heiress wife, believing that she's going to run off with her lover and leave him penniless. He persuades the lover to kill her, but he hires someone else to do the deed. The wife kills the intruder, and the lover starts to blackmail the husband, having taped the conversation in which he was hired.

'Perfect' crime

A Perfect Murder - A playboy husband plots to kill his heiress wife, believing that she's going to run off with her lover and leave him penniless. He persuades the lover to kill her, but he hires someone else to do the deed. The wife kills the intruder, and the lover starts to blackmail the husband, having taped the conversation in which he was hired.
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In dad's footsteps

HOLLYWOOD, : US actor Michael Douglas (C) has his footprints placed in cement as his father, veteran actor Kirk Douglas (behind Michael) holds his son in place during the ceremony 10 September at the world-famous Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, CA. Michael is the first "second generation" movie star to be honored with the hand and footprint ceremony, following his father's ceremony in 1962. AFP PHOTO/Vince BUCCI (Photo credit should read Vince Bucci/AFP/Getty Images)
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MICHAEL DOUGLAS AND VAL KILMAR STAR IN THE GHOST AND THE DARKNESS

Kings of the jungle

MICHAEL DOUGLAS AND VAL KILMAR STAR IN THE GHOST AND THE DARKNESS
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The American President (1995)
How does the widowed leader of the free world balance his many obligations to his country with the ordinary demands and everyday rites of courtship? When President Andrew Shepherd, quite unexpectedly, falls in love with Sydney Wade, an environmental lobbyist, he must overcome obstacles not faced by average citizens; he must worry that the public's right to know will collide with the desire for personal privacy. He must contend with approval ratings, an inquiring press and an aggressive political opponent just to go on a date. The President's advisors, chief of staff, domestic policy advisor, White House pollster and press secretary help him get through his busy schedule, deal with demands of congress and quell any global predicaments. But political crises are different than personal ones and somehow the American President alone must find a way to balance his love for his country with his love for an incredible woman.

Mr. President

The American President (1995) How does the widowed leader of the free world balance his many obligations to his country with the ordinary demands and everyday rites of courtship? When President Andrew Shepherd, quite unexpectedly, falls in love with Sydney Wade, an environmental lobbyist, he must overcome obstacles not faced by average citizens; he must worry that the public's right to know will collide with the desire for personal privacy. He must contend with approval ratings, an inquiring press and an aggressive political opponent just to go on a date. The President's advisors, chief of staff, domestic policy advisor, White House pollster and press secretary help him get through his busy schedule, deal with demands of congress and quell any global predicaments. But political crises are different than personal ones and somehow the American President alone must find a way to balance his love for his country with his love for an incredible woman.
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Disclosure (1994) An executive at a high-tech firm is passed over for a promotion, only to discover that his new boss is a woman with whom he'd had an affair 10 years earlier. When the woman immediately makes an aggressive sexual overture toward him, the man sues for sexual harassment, which uncovers a series of revelations about his own past and the future of his company.

Working world

Disclosure (1994) An executive at a high-tech firm is passed over for a promotion, only to discover that his new boss is a woman with whom he'd had an affair 10 years earlier. When the woman immediately makes an aggressive sexual overture toward him, the man sues for sexual harassment, which uncovers a series of revelations about his own past and the future of his company.
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Basic Instinct  1992 - When a cop's search for a ruthless killer leads him to wealthy and seductive author, his involvement turns personal, and he must balance their affair with the mounting evidence against her.

Pure 'Instinct'

Basic Instinct 1992 - When a cop's search for a ruthless killer leads him to wealthy and seductive author, his involvement turns personal, and he must balance their affair with the mounting evidence against her.
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The War of the Roses (1989)  A dark comedy about a couple whose marriage has fallen apart, but neither is willing to move out of the home they share.

Not so rosy

The War of the Roses (1989) A dark comedy about a couple whose marriage has fallen apart, but neither is willing to move out of the home they share.
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Wall Street (1987) A young stockbroker prospers on wall street under the tutelage of a greey millionaire stockbroker.

Greed is good

Wall Street (1987) A young stockbroker prospers on wall street under the tutelage of a greey millionaire stockbroker.
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 Fatal Attraction (1987)  A happily married New York City attorney engages in a one- night stand while his wife and child are away. The woman refuses to end the affair and, subsequently terrorizes the attorney and his family.

I won't be ignored, Dan

Fatal Attraction (1987) A happily married New York City attorney engages in a one- night stand while his wife and child are away. The woman refuses to end the affair and, subsequently terrorizes the attorney and his family.
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Marry in haste...

Michael Douglas and Wife Diandra (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
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Romancing the Stone (1984) A repressed romance novelist travels to Colombia to uncover the mystery behind her sister's disappearance. Once there, she meets up with a rough-and-tumble American adventurer whom she hires to help her in her search. The two embark on an adventure involving a valuable gem and some dastardly villians, but a budding love affair is not far behind.

'Stone' cold

Romancing the Stone (1984) A repressed romance novelist travels to Colombia to uncover the mystery behind her sister's disappearance. Once there, she meets up with a rough-and-tumble American adventurer whom she hires to help her in her search. The two embark on an adventure involving a valuable gem and some dastardly villians, but a budding love affair is not far behind.
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The China Syndrome (1979) A TV reporter investigates the goings on in a shoddy nuclear power plant and ends up against more than she bargained for.

Digging a hole to 'China'

The China Syndrome (1979) A TV reporter investigates the goings on in a shoddy nuclear power plant and ends up against more than she bargained for.
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Movie Poster For 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest'

One flew East...

A movie poster for the Milos Forman-directed film 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest' features American actor Jack Nicholson in front of a fence looking up, 1975. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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KARL MALDEN, MICHAEL DOUGLAS

On the 'Streets'

THE STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO - gallery - Season One - 9/16/72 Lt. Mike Stone (Karl Malden, left), a 23-year veteran of the Bureau of Inspectors Division of the San Francisco Police Department, was partnered with Inspector Steve Keller (Michael Douglas) to track down criminals in the Bay Area. (AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC.)
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Michael Douglas

Just starting out

1969: The actor Michael Douglas at the time of his first starring role in the film, 'Hail, Hero!' directed by David Miller and produced by Cinema Center Films. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
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Kirk And Sons

Hollywood family

circa 1955: American actor Kirk Douglas kneels beside his sons, Joel (L) and Michael (future actors). All three wear winter coats. Michael is carrying a comic book. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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