Michael Douglas earned an Academy Award® and a Golden Globe for playing Gordon Gekko in Oliver Stone’s 1987 blockbuster Wall Street, and received a Golden Globe nomination for the sequel, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, 23 years later. He also received Golden Globe nominations for Wonder Boys, The American President, The War of the Roses, Streets of San Francisco and Hail, Hero!. Douglas has been nominated for four Primetime Emmy® Awards, three for The Streets of San Francisco and one for a guest actor performance on Will & Grace.
Douglas recently starred in the HBO film Behind the Candelabra, directed by Stephen Soderbergh, with whom he also worked on Traffic and Haywire. His other films include Solitary Man, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, King of California, The Sentinel, The In-Laws, It Runs in the Family, Don’t Say a Word, One Night at McCool’s, A Perfect Murder, The Game, Disclosure, Falling Down, Basic Instinct, The War of the Roses, Black Rain, Fatal Attraction, A Chorus Line, The Jewel of the Nile, Romancing the Stone, The Star Chamber, The China Syndrome, Coma and the recently completed films Last Vegas and And So It Goes. Douglas was also seen with his father, Kirk, in the intimate HBO documentary A Father…A Son…Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
Douglas is also an accomplished producer. In 1976, he won an Academy Award® for producing One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and in 2009 accepted a Lifetime Achievement in Motion Pictures Award from the Producers Guild of America.