Here's a look at the career of legendary actor and filmmaker Michael Douglas.
1969: The son of acting legend Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas, born Sept. 25, 1944, in New Brunswick, N.J., made his feature film acting debut in "Hail, Hero!"
1970: Michael Douglas in the film "Adam at 6 A.M."
1972: Michael Douglas stars with Karl Malden on the ABC police drama "The Streets of San Francisco." Douglas remained on the show until 1976.
1976: Michael Douglas is awarded for his role as a producer of the Best Picture Oscar winner "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest."
1984: Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner in the romantic adventure comedy "Romancing the Stone."
1985: Michael Douglas re-teams with Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito for "Jewel of the Nile," the sequel to the hit adventure comedy "Romancing the Stone."
1987: Glenn Close and Michael Douglas in the suspense thriller "Fatal Attraction."
1987: Michael Douglas as Gordon Gekko in "Wall Street." The film earned Douglas his first and only Best Actor Oscar.
1992: Sharon Stone and Michael Douglas in the sexually provocative thriller "Basic Instinct."
1993: Michael Douglas in the crime drama "Falling Down."
1995: Michael Douglas as President Andrew Shepard in Rob Reiner's romantic dramedy "The American President."
1997: Jack Nicholson and Kirk Douglas help Michael Douglas celebrate his foot and handprint honor at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood.
1999: Michael Douglas and then-girlfriend Catherine Zeta-Jones. The acting couple married in 2000.
2000: Tobey Maguire and Michael Douglas in a scene from the comedy drama "Wonder Boys."
2003: Michael Douglas, Kirk Douglas and Michael's son Cameron Douglas on the set of "It Runs in the Family."
2004: Michael Douglas' friend and frequent co-star Danny DeVito helps Douglas celebrate his Cecil B. DeMille Award backstage at the Golden Globes in Los Angeles.
2005: Michael Douglas and "Fatal Attraction" co-star Glenn Close pose with former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev at the Global Green Millennium Awards in Los Angeles.
2005: Michael Douglas golfs at the All Star Gold Cup tournament in Wales.
2006: Sporting a beard, Michael Douglas poses with Heather Locklear at the Michael Douglas and Friends golf tournament in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.
2006: Michael Douglas arriving to be awarded an honorary degree from St. Andrews University in London.
2007: Michael Douglas speaks at the opening of the the 33rd annual Deauville Film Festival in Deauville, France.
2009: Michael Douglas in the romantic comedy "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past."
2009: Michael Douglas (second from right) poses with Ben Kingsley, Robert De Niro, Adrien Brody, Sean Penn and Anthony Hopkins backstage at the 81st Academy Awards.
2010: Director Oliver Stone and Michael Douglas at the Cannes Film Festival in the South of France to debut "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps."
2010: Michael Douglas and ex-wife Diandra Douglas outside court in New York where their son, Cameron, is sentenced to prison after being convicted of drug possession and distribution.
2010: Michael Douglas and "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" co-star Shia LaBeouf attend the film's premiere in New York City.
2011: Michael Douglas receives the Icon Award at the 22nd Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Gala.
2011: Michael Douglas in a scene from the action movie "Haywire."
2012: Michael Douglas and his father, Kirk Douglas, arrive at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar party in West Hollywood, Calif.
Douglas took a risky role in 2013 when he played Liberace in “Behind the Candelabra.” The movie aired on HBO and was nominated for 15 Primetime Emmys. Matt Damon played his lover.
In 2013, Douglas joined Morgan Freeman and Robert De Niro in “Last Vegas."
Image by Linsdsey Turner, Flickr
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