Michael Keaton Biography (1951-)

Original name, Michael John Douglas; born September 9, 1951, in Coraopolis (some sources cite Pittsburgh), PA; father, a civil engineer and surveyor; mother's name Leona Douglas (a homemaker); married Caroline MacWilliams (an actress), c. 1982 (divorced, 1990); children: Sean Willie. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.; Publicist: Kristin Borella, Bumble Ward and Associates Public Relations, 8383 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 340, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, standup, improvisational comedian, producer
Birth Details
September 9, 1951
Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Filmmaker, A Different Approach, 1978
  • Bill Blazejowski, Night Shift, Warner Bros., 1982
  • Jack Butler, Mr. Mom (also known as Mr. Mum), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983
  • Johnny Kelly/Johnny Dangerously, Johnny Dangerously, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984
  • Hunt Stevenson, Gung Ho (also known as Working Class Man),Paramount, 1986
  • Bobby Barbato, Touch and Go, TriStar, 1986
  • Harry Berg, The Squeeze, TriStar, 1987
  • She's Having a Baby, Paramount, 1988
  • Betelgeuse, Beetle Juice, Warner Bros., 1988
  • Daryl Poynter, Clean and Sober, Warner Bros., 1988
  • Batman/Bruce Wayne, Batman, Warner Bros., 1989
  • Billy Caulfield, The Dream Team, Universal, 1989
  • Carter Hayes, Pacific Heights, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990
  • Artie Lewis, One Good Cop, Buena Vista, 1991
  • Batman/Bruce Wayne, Batman Returns, Warner Bros., 1992
  • Constable Dogberry, Much Ado about Nothing, Samuel Goldwyn, 1993
  • Bob Jones, My Life, Columbia, 1993
  • Henry Hackett, The Paper, Universal, 1994
  • Kevin Vallick, Speechless, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1994
  • Doug Kinney, Multiplicity, Columbia, 1996
  • Narrator, Inventing the Abbotts, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997
  • Ray Nicolette, Jackie Brown, Miramax/Buena Vista International, 1997
  • Ray Nicolette, Out of Sight, Universal, 1998
  • Peter McCabe, Desperate Measures, TriStar, 1998
  • Jack Frost, Jack Frost (also known as Frost), Warner Bros.,1998
  • Peter Cameron, A Shot at Glory, Butcher's Run Films, 2000
  • Quicksand, Overseas FilmGroup, 2001
  • Film Work
  • Executive producer, Body Shots, New Line Cinema, 1999
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Flying Zucchini Brothers, 1972-1974
  • Lanny Wolf, All's Fair, CBS, 1977
  • Mary, CBS, 1978
  • Kenneth Christy, The Mary Tyler Moore Hour, CBS, 1979
  • Mike O'Rourke, Working Stiffs, CBS, 1979
  • Eddie Murphy, Report to Murphy, CBS, 1982
  • Specials
  • Guest, Kraft Salutes Walt Disney World's 10th Anniversary, CBS, 1982
  • Late Night Film Festival, NBC, 1985
  • Comic Relief, HBO, 1986
  • Premiere: Inside the Summer Blockbusters, Fox, 1989
  • Time Warner Presents the Earth Day Special, ABC, 1990
  • Hollywood Hotshots, Fox, 1992
  • Fox/MTV Guide to Summer '92, Fox, 1992
  • The Bat, the Cat, and the Penguin, CBS, 1992
  • Voice, Earth and the American Dream, HBO, 1993
  • Interviewee, Canned Ham: Michael Keaton, Comedy Central, 1996
  • Frank Capra's American Dream, 1997
  • Host, The Warner Bros. Story: No Guts, No Glory--75 Years of Blockbusters, TNT, 1998
  • Joey, Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley, NBC, 1998
  • Joey, Saturday Night Live: The Best of Adam Sandler, NBC, 1999
  • Intimate Portrait: Pam Grier, Lifetime, 1999
  • AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Stars, CBS, 1999
  • Episodic
  • Chip Morgan (some sources cite Chip Winston), "Arthur's Crisis," Maude, CBS, 1972
  • Host, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1982
  • Host, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1992
  • Voice of Jack Crowley, "Pokey Mom," The Simpsons (animated), Fox,2001
  • Appeared as Zeke Zacharias, The Tony Randall Show, ABC; also appeared in episodes of All in the Family and Late Night with David Letterman, NBC.
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The 21st Annual People's Choice Awards, 1995
  • Appearance, The 2nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, 1996
  • Presenter, 1997 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 1997
  • Other
  • Regular, Klein Time (pilot), CBS, 1977
  • Quinn, Roosevelt and Truman (pilot), CBS, 1977
  • Studs Lonigan (miniseries), 1979
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Member of floor crew, Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood, PBS, 1970
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Johnny Kelly/Johnny Dangerously, "Weird Al" Yankovic: The Videos,1996

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • International Dictionary of Film and Filmmakers, Volume 3: Actors and Actresses, St. James Press, 1996
    • Newsmakers 1989, Issue 4, Gale, 1989
    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, June 19, 1992, p. 20
    • Newsweek, August 29, 1988, p. 56
    • Premiere, July, 1996, pp. 84-88, 102
    • Starlog, July, 1996

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