Why Famous: The eldest of actor Kirk Douglas' four sons. Has won four Golden Globes, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and two Academy Awards, including Best Actor in 1987 for his role as Gordon Gekko in "Wall Street".
Historical Events in the Life of Michael Douglas
1988-01-23 - 45th Golden Globes: Last Emperor, Sally Kirkland, Michael Douglas
1988-03-13 - 14th People's Choice Awards: Michael Douglas & Glenn Close win (Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Cybill Shepherd win (TV)
1988-04-11 - 60th Academy Awards - "The Last Emperor", Michael Douglas & Cher win