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Michael Douglas
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Biography from Leonard Maltin's Movie Encyclopedia:

He delivered one of the 1980s' most memorable lines of dialogue-"Greed is good"-as ruthless arbitrageur Gordon Gekko in Wall Street (1987), winning himself an Academy Award in the process. It was a fitting tribute to a superb actor whose multifaceted talents have made him one of the movie industry's most formidable figures. The son of Kirk Douglas, this rugged actor has a slightly less pronounced version of his dad's legendary cleft chin (and occasionally affects the elder Douglas's clench-toothed dialogue delivery). Making his film debut in Hail, Hero! (1969), Douglas first gained public attention as detective Karl Malden's young, hot-headed partner on the early 1970s TV series "The Streets of San Francisco." He spent several years trying to launch the screen version of Ken Kesey's novel "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (his father had acted in a stage version of the piece), which became an award-winning sensation in 1975; coproducer Douglas did not act in the film, but did take home one of its Best Picture Oscars. He played ruggedly masculine but enlightened characters in the late 1970s and early 1980s, including a news cameraman in the 1979 anti-nuke drama The China Syndrome which he also produced.

Douglas has been teamed most felicitously with Kathleen Turner, first in the quirky romantic adventure Romancing the Stone (1984), its sequel, The Jewel of the Nile (1985) and in The War of the Roses (1989), a vicious black comedy in which both stars die at the fade-out. In recent years he's been playing a number of edgier roles as well, including the aforementioned Wall Street tycoon and a family man who's too easily led astray by a sexy Glenn Close in the hugely popular (and, some said, cautionary) thriller Fatal Attraction (1987). He was a frankly dislikable cop in Black Rain (1989), and then he played another cop in Basic Instinct (1992), this one dumb enough to fall in love with a lethal Sharon Stone. His presence in Shining Through (1992), as Melanie Griffith's boss and protector, seemed perfunctory. He then delivered forceful performances in Falling Down (1993) and Disclosure (1994).

Michael Douglas stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Own On? Rating
Napoleon and Samantha 1972 at Whitney Theatre DVD ***
Coma 1978 ***
The China Syndrome 1979 Cine 1-4 Digital *** 1/2
Romancing the Stone 1984 Don't Remember DVD *** 1/2
Jewel of the Nile 1985 With Jessica **
Fatal Attraction 1987 With Jessica * 1/2
The War of the Roses 1988 With Jessica *** 1/2
Falling Down 1993 ** 1/2
The American President 1995 DVD *** 1/2
Wonder Boys 2000 DVD ***
Traffic 2000 at Branford Hoyts *** 1/2
One Night at McCool's 2001 at Brandford Hoyts **
It Runs in the Family 2003 w/ Family on DVD ** 1/2
The In-Laws 2004 On Starz * 1/2
You, Me and Dupree 2006 Suzy and Hanna Digital ** 1/2
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past 2009 Family Digital *
Last Vegas 2013 Suzy Digital ** 1/2
Ant-Man 2015 Suzy and Hanna in Middletown *** 1/2