Biography / Wiki
Acting is a skill that not only requires talent, but also determination, this line has been very well proved by ‘Michael John Douglas’ professionally known as ‘Michael Keaton’ who is an American Actor, producer, and director. He is well recognized for his appearances in several hit movies such as Batman in 1989, Batman Returns in 1992 as Bruce Wayne, Need for Speed in 2014, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and many others.
Moreover, he lent his voice in many games as well as worked as an executive producer and director too for the movie “The Merry Gentleman” in 2009. He was nominated in 68 different categories and won 56 awards in different categories in different years during his career. Keaton has appeared in dozens of successful movies over a career.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 05 September 1951, this handsome actor has turned 71 years old. He seems enough tall with height which is 175 centimeters and 5’9” feet. He maintains himself very fit and healthy with a weight of 73 kilograms and 161 lbs in pounds.
Moreover, he is very conscious about his physique and follows a regular and healthy diet in order to keep himself fit as a fiddle with body measurements of 42 inches chest, 32 inches waist and 15 inches biceps approximately.
He earns a decent amount of money and has appeared in dozens of extremely popular and successful movies over a career. According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Michael Keaton is $40 million approx.
Education / Family
Keaton was born and raised in Kennedy Township, Pennsylvania, US, and belongs to American Nationality. He is born to his father George A. Douglas who worked as a civil engineer and his mother Leona Elizabeth.
He has been grown up with his brothers named Robert J. Douglas (Older Brother), Paul J. Douglas (Older Brother), George A. Douglas Jr. (Older Brother), and three beautiful sisters Diane M. Douglas (Older Sister), Pamela M. Douglas (Older Sister), and Joyce A. Douglas (Older Sister).
As of his education, he completed his schooling at Montour High School in Pennsylvania and further enrolled at Kent State University for his higher education.
|Birth Name||Michael John Douglas|
|Birth Place||Kennedy Township, Pennsylvania, US|
|Date of birth||05 September 1951|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’9”
In centimeters: 175 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 73 kg
In pounds: 161 lbs
|School||Montour High School in Pennsylvania|
|College||Kent State University|
|Home town||Kennedy Township, Pennsylvania, US|
|Fathers name||George A. Douglas|
|Mothers name||Leona Elizabeth|
|Brothers||Robert J. Douglas (Older Brother), Paul J. Douglas (Older Brother), George A. Douglas Jr. (Older Brother)|
|Sisters||Diane M. Douglas (Older Sister), Pamela M. Douglas (Older Sister), Joyce A. Douglas (Older Sister)|
Career / Fashion and Style
As of his career, he started in 1975 with the Pittsburgh public television programs “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” and Where the Heart. From 1976-to 1977, he has played Lannie Wolf in the All’s Fair tv series which was of 5 episodes. In 1978, his first debut film was Joan Rivers in “Rabbit Test”.
During his career, he did several different kinds of movies ranging from dramas and romantic comedies to thrillers and action, and some of his tv series are described below. In 1978, he has played “Mary” in various characters which were 3 episodes.
In 1979, he has played “Working Stiffs” as Mike O’Rourke which is of 9 episodes, and in the same year “The Mary Tyler Moore Hour” as Kenneth Christy” of 11 episodes. In 1982, he has played the “Report to Murphy” series which was 6 episodes. In 2011, he has played the “30 Rock” series of 100 episodes.
In 1977, he has done also the Television film “Klein Time” with various characters. In 2002, he appeared in a television movie named “Live from Baghdad” and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for this movie. In 2013, he played a “Clear History” television film as Joe Stumpo and in 2019, he appeared in a late-night talk show in “Last week tonight with John Oliver”.
In 2004, he hosted the television program Fred Rogers: America’s Favorite Neighbor, and in the same year, he was nominated for Outstanding Nonfiction Special. In 1982, 1992, and in 2015, he appeared in the night live television sketch comedy show “Saturday Night Live”.
In 1982, he appeared in the television special Kraft salutes Walt Disney world’s 10th Anniversary and “The Earth Day Special” in 1990.
Michael Keaton Movies
In 1978, his first debut film was “Rabbit Test” in which he played the role of Sailor. In 1988, he played the movie “Beetlejuice” as a Betelgeuse and won Film Critics awards for Beetlejuice for the National Society of Film Critics Award.
In 1988, he has played the Clean and Sober movie for which he won Film critics awards for Beetlejuice for the National Society of Film Critics Award. In 1989, he has played Batman as Bruce Wayne and in 1992, appeared in Batman Returns which was a huge success around the world.
He refused the $15 million for Batman III and was replaced by Val Kilmer in Batman Forever. He has played “One Good Cop” in 1991, “Pacific Heights” in 1990, and “The Speechless” in 1994. In 1999, he was an executive producer for the movie”Body Shots”. In 2007, he was also the executive producer and played the movie”The Last Time”.
In 2009, his own direction movie was “The Merry Gentleman”. In 2014, his movie “Birdman” was a successful movie and he has won several awards for that movie.
At that time, his other movie “Spotlight” of him was a huge success in which he played the role of Walter”Robby Robinson” and this movie has also won several awards for many categories in 2015 which included the Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cast, New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor, AARP Annual Movies for Grownups Award for Best Supporting Role, Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cast, and many more on the same year. His post-production movies are “The Trial of the Chicago 7”, “Morbius” and “The Asset”.
He has voiced many video games such as Call of Duty: Black Ops II in 2012, Disney Infinity in 2013, Cars in 2006, Cars Race-O-Rama in 2009, Cars: Fast as Lightning in 2014.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
As for his personal life, he is a married man who tied the marriage knot with Caroline McWilliams who is an American Actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Marchy Hill in the Television series. The couple has been blessed with one son together, Sean Douglas. After that, he was in a relationship with Courteney Cox from 1990 to 1995.
|Children||Son – Sean Douglas
Here we are providing the list of favorites of Michael Keaton:
|Favorite Actor||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer||Katy Perry|
Some Interesting Facts About Michael Keaton
- In 1993, he was nominated for MTV Movies Awards for Best Kiss for Batman Returns.
- He is the youngest child of his family with three brothers and three sisters.
- Michael Keaton is a Second City alumnus – a member of the Los Angeles branch.
- Keaton’s son plays the keyboard for a band called “The Hatch”.
- He is very fond of snowboarding, golf, mountain biking, fly-fishing, and riding horses.
- He is the shortest–actor to play Bruce Wayne/Batman.
- At 6931 Hollywood Blvd. on July 28, 2016, he was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- At the age of 21, he worked on a Navajo reservation in New Mexico.
- He is a Democrat and in 2012, he endorsed President Barack Obama for re-election.
- In 2014, he won AACTA Awards for Best International Lead Actor for Birdman.