Michael Keaton - Biography
Last Modified: Jul 6, 2020
|Born on :||September 5, 1951 (age 70)|
|Birth Name /
|Michael John Douglas|
|Birth Place:||Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Father's Name:||George A. Douglas|
|Mother's Name:||Leona Elizabeth Loftus|
three brothers, three sisters
|High School:||Montour High School|
|Ethnicity:||Multi-ethnic (English, German, Scottish, Irish)|
Sean Douglas (son)
|Height:||1.75 meter (5 feet 9 inch)|
|Weight:||73 kg (160.94 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown/ Grey|
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Who is Michael Keaton?
Michael Keaton is an actor.
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Michael Keaton: Age, Mother, Father, Siblings
Michael Keaton was born on September 5, 1951, in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, the United States. His birth name/full name is Michael John Douglas. His father George A. Douglas, worked as a civil engineer and surveyor while his mother Leona Elizabeth Loftus was a homemaker. He has 6 siblings, three brothers, and three sisters, among which he is the youngest.
For education, Keaton attended Montour High School. After graduation, he attended Kent State University. There he studied speech for two years before dropping out. His ethnicity includes English, German, Scottish, Irish.
Michael Keaton: Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Michael Keaton dated Caroline McWilliams and married her on 5 June 1982. He had a son born on born May 27, 1983, with his wife. They named him Sean Douglas. The marriage hit rock bottom and they divorced on 29 January 1990.
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He then went on to date actress Courteney Cox in 1989. Keaton and girlfriend Cox were in a relationship until their break up in 1995.f
Michael Keaton: Career
While at the University, Michael Keaton appeared in plays. While struggling to find work as an actor, he also performed stand-up comedy. His landed roles in Where the Heart Is followed by a role in Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1975).
But due to lack of work, he moved from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles, pursuing a career as a TV actor. As there was already an actor with the name Mike Douglas (daytime Host), he changed his name to Michael Keaton.
Keaton then landed roles in Maude, The Mary Tyler Moore Hour, Rabbit Test, Working Stiffs, Night Shift, Beetlejuice (1988), Jack Frost (1998), Clean and Sober. In 1989, Michael Keaton was chosen as Batman/ Bruce Wayne in the movie Batman, a boost in his career.
The fans were not satisfied that Keaton was chosen to play the lead role but changed their minds after watching the movie. He reprised the role in 1992’s Batman Returns.
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Since then he starred in movies Pacific Heights, One Good Cop, My Life, Much Ado About Nothing, The Paper, Multiplicity, Jackie Brown, Out of Sight, Speechless, among others.
Other movies he has appeared in are- Live From Baghdad, First Daughter, White Noise, Herbie: Fully Loaded, Cars (2006), Mr. Rogers: America's Favorite Neighbor, Game 6, Lost, The Company (2007), Toy Story 3 (2010), The Other Guys, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014), Spotlight (2015), The Founder (2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), American Assassin (2017).
Michael Keaton has also worked in movies Dumbo alongside Colin Farrell and Eva Green, Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), Toy Story 4 (2019).
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Michael Keaton: Awards, Nominations
Michael Keaton has been nominated for 81 awards among which he has won 56. Among all the award winnings, some are Golden Globe Awards (2014), Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014, 2015), Critics' Choice Movie Awards (2014, 2015), etc.
Michael Keaton: Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of Keaton is estimated at around $40 million but his figure on his annual salary is unclear.
Michael Keaton: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On Instagram and Facebook, Michael Keaton is followed by several hundred thousand followers and counting but is absent from Facebook.
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