Michael Keaton facts for kids
Keaton at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con
Michael John Douglas
September 5, 1951
Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Education||Montour High School|
|Alma mater||Kent State University|
|Occupation||Actor, comedian, dancer, singer|
|Spouse(s)||Caroline McWilliams (1982–1990)|
|Partner(s)||Courteney Cox (1989–1995)|
|Children||Sean Maxwell (b. 1983)|
Michael John Douglas (born September 5, 1951), better known by the artistic name Michael Keaton, is an American actor who became popular for his early comedic film roles, most notably his performance as the title character of Tim Burton's Beetlejuice, and later gained international fame for his dramatic portrayal of Bruce Wayne / Batman in Tim Burton's Batman and Batman Returns. He won a Golden Globe Award in 2015 for his role in Birdman.
Keaton was born in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania. He lived in Robinson Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. His father, George A. Douglas, worked as a civil engineer and surveyor, and his mother, Leona Elizabeth (nee Loftus), a homemaker, came from McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania. Keaton was raised in a Catholic family. He is of Irish and Scots-Irish ancestry. He attended Montour High School in Pennsylvania. Douglas studied speech for two years at Kent State, before dropping out and moving to Pittsburgh.
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Keaton as Batman, with Kim Basinger in the 1989 Batman film
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