Michael John Douglas (born September 5, 1951), known professionally as Michael Keaton, is an American actor. He is known for his leading roles in a wide variety of genre films. He has received numerous accolades, including a Primetime Emmy Award and two Golden Globe Awards, in addition to nominations for an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award. In 2016, he was named Officer of Order of Arts and Letters in France.Keaton gained early recognition for his comedic roles in Night Shift (1982), Mr. Mom (1983), and Beetlejuice (1988). He gained wider stardom portraying DC Comics superhero Batman / Bruce Wayne in Batman (1989) and Batman Returns (1992). His subsequent films include Pacific Heights (1990), Much Ado About Nothing (1993), The Paper (1994), Jackie Brown (1997), Herbie: Fully Loaded (2005), and The Other Guys (2010). He also performed voice roles in the animated films Cars (2006), Toy Story 3 (2010), and Minions (2015).Keaton had a career resurgence with his starring role as a faded actor attempting a comeback in Alejandro González Iñárritu's Birdman (2014) for which he received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. He has since acted in the biographical films Spotlight (2015), The Founder (2016) and The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020). He also returned to superhero films as the Vulture in Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and as Batman in The Flash (2023).On television, Keaton has starred as a journalist in the HBO film Live from Baghdad (2002). He portrayed a drug addicted doctor in the Hulu limited series Dopesick (2021) for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film.
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