Michael Kirk Douglas, an American actor and producer, was born in the city of New Brunswick, New Jersey. He is the first child of actor Kirk Douglas and actress Diana Dill. Kirk and Diana met at AADA (American Academy of dramatic arts). Michael Douglas success bought him a net worth is estimated at around $300 million.
Michael Douglas Net Worth
Michael started his film career in the early 1970s, appearing in different little-known films namely Hail Hero, summer tree and Adam at 6 A.M. He earned a nomination at the Golden Globe Award for the Most Promising Male Newcomer for his performance in Hail Hero. Michael’s first TV breakthrough role came with a 1969 CBS-TV “Playhouse” special, “The Experiment”—and it was the only time he was promoted as M.K. Douglas. In 1975, M.K. Douglas received from his father, the rights to the novel ‘one flew over the cuckoo’s nest’. Michael produced the film of the same name with an American Film Producer, Saul Zaentz and won the Award for the Best Picture for producing the film.
After leaving San Francisco in 1976, he played the role of a hospital doctor in the medical thriller suspense film ‘Coma’ in 1978 and in 1979 he played a troubled marathon runner in sports drama film ‘Running’. His acting career was pushed forward to fame when he starred and performed in the 1984 romantic adventure comedy Romancing the Stone.
Life of Michael Douglas
His father, Kirk Douglas, a centenarian, is an American actor, author and filmmaker, born in Amsterdam, New York on December 9, 1916. His mother was from a centrally located parish named Devonshire in Bermuda.
Douglas attended a private boys school named as The Allen Stevenson School in New York City, Eagle Brook School in Deerfield town, Massachusetts, United States and Choate Preparatory School in Wallingford town, Connecticut. He collected his B.A in drama in 1968 from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He was the ex officio president of the UCSB Alumni Association. He studied acting with the Artistic Director, Wynn Hand man, of The American place theatre in New York City.
Michael Douglas Quotes
We must unite to make nuclear weapons a horror of the past. – Michael Douglas
Cancer did not bring me to my knees, it brought me to my feet. – Michael Douglas
It’s all about bucks, kid. The rest is conversation. – Michael Douglas
Someone reminded me I once said, ‘Greed is good.’ Now it seems it’s legal. – Michael Douglas
The one thing that men and women have in common – they both like the company of men. – Michael Douglas
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right. Greed works. Greed clarifies and cuts through to the essence of the evolutionary spirit. – Michael Douglas
Players never die – they just try their luck at another table with the same goal. – Michael Douglas
Never knew how poor I was until I started making money. – Michael Douglas
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Out there is nothing but possibilities. – Michael Douglas
Cigar smoking habit by its very nature is much more reflective than interactive. – Michael Douglas
My brain cannot conceive how old my body is. – Michael Douglas
Being single is pretty good. It’s a nice sense of irresponsibility. – Michael Douglas
Actresses have more fear of being disliked. I, on the other hand, revel in it. – Michael Douglas
Wherever arms flow, violence follows. Bullets replace ballots as the solution to political disputes. – Michael Douglas
Money itself isn’t lost or made. It’s simply transferred from one perception to another. – Michael Douglas
I’m impressed with the people from Chicago. Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is work. – Michael Douglas
Oh, I get it, it’s simple. PG means the hero gets the girl, 15 means that the villain gets the girl, and 18 means everybody gets the girl. – Michael Douglas
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