Catherine Zeta-Jones

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Catherine Zeta-Jones
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Catherine Zeta-Jones
Catherine Jones

25 September 1969
Years active1990 – present
TelevisionThe Darling Buds of May
Spouse(s)Michael Douglas
(m. 2000-present)
ChildrenSon and daughter
Parent(s)David Jones
Patricia (née Fair)

Catherine Zeta-Jones CBE (born 25 September 1969) is an Academy Award-winning Welsh actress living in the United States. She started acting at in theatre when she was young. After this, she has many small role British and American television and movies. She became a famous actor once she start acting in Hollywood movies such as The Phantom, The Mask of Zorro, and Entrapment in the late 1990s.

She won Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for acting as Velma Kelly in 2002 movie Chicago. She is the first and only Welsh actress to win that award.

In 2010 Zeta-Jones was given a CBE.[1]

Zeta-Jones is married to American actor Michael Douglas, with whom she shares a birthday. They have two children - Dylan (named after Dylan Thomas) and Carys.

Zeta-Jones said in 2011 that she has been diagnosed with bipolar II disorder.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Catherine Zeta Jones awarded CBE". 12 June 2010.
  2. Brown, Eryn (13 April 2011). "Catherine Zeta-Jones is treated for bipolar II disorder. What is it?" – via LA Times.

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