American actor and producer Michael Douglas is known for his diverse roles in film, television, and theatre. His first major success came with the police serial, ‘The Streets of San Francisco,' for which he received three Emmy nominations. He produced the movie ‘One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest,’ which won the Academy Award for the 'Best Picture' and also got him his first Oscar.
Films produced by him include blockbusters like ‘The China Syndrome’ (1979) and Romancing the Stones’ (1984). He won the 'Academy Award' for 'Best Actor' for his performance in ‘Wall Street’ (1987). His other award winning roles are in ‘The Jewel of the Nile’ (1985), ‘Fatal Attraction’ (1987), and ‘Basic Instinct’ (1992).
His movies ‘Haywire’ and ‘A Chorus Line’ did not do too well at the box office.
Michael Douglas is a respected personality in the entertainment industry. He is part of the global initiative called ‘Soldiers of Peace,' which is against all types of war.