SIX OF THE BEST
Michael’s most memorable moments on screen…
The Streets of San Francisco 1972-76 Launched his career as Inspector Steve Keller in the TV drama. He left the show after he won the Best Picture Oscar as the producer of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.
Romancing the Stone 1984 This romantic comedy saw Douglas star alongside Kathleen Turner and Danny Devito, who teamed up again in the sequel The Jewel of the Nile in 1986.
Fatal Attraction 1988 Married New York lawyer Dan Gallagher pays the price for his infidelity when his brief affair with publisher Alex (Glenn Close) turns violent.
Wall Street 1988 ‘Greed is good’ entered the vocabulary as Douglas’ performance as legendary financier Gordon Gekko earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1988.
Basic Instinct 1992 In one of the biggest movies of the 1990s, Douglas played police detective Nick Curran, although Sharon Stone stole the show as femme fatale Catherine Tramell.
Behind the candelabra 2013 Douglas won an Emmy for his performance as the flamboyant pianist Liberace in the film about the entertainer’s relationship with his assistant (Matt Damon).