Michael Douglas was born on September 25, 1944 in New Brunswick, New Jersey and is the son of actor Kirk Douglas. His parents broke up when he was six and he started living with his mother. He attended Eaglebrook school in Deerfield, Massachusetts and decided he wanted to be an actor when he was in his teens. Although his father didn’t want him to go into acting, but Michael persisted and had to prove that he was a different actor compared to his father.
He started his career in the sixties, appearing in movies and TV shows. He starred in The Streets of San Francisco (1972-1976) as Inspector Steve Keller. His big breakthrough came when he appeared in Romancing the Stone after which he starred in movies like Fatal Attraction, Wall Street, Falling Down and Basic Instinct.
Although he has acted in some amazing movies there is one movie for me which really stands out for me and which I consider one of my favorites. It’s Falling Down. Douglas is amazing in it as an guy who completely loses it and stands up against all the “injustice” which we all see each and every day.
What’s your favorite Michael Douglas role?