Catherine Zeta Jones

Catherine Zeta-Jones was born on September 25, 1969 in the UK, in the city of Swansea (Wales).

The girl at an early age manifested acting skills from four years old, she began to speak in public, singing religious songs and dances at the local amateur shows for the congregation. As a child, Catherine participated in amateur theater and later in television projects.

In 1987, Catherine made her debut in London in the musical "42nd Street." A year later, it was cast in the film Scheherazade Philippe de Broca "1001 Nights". After several years of work on the London stage actress she made a big breakthrough in 1991 when she appeared in the TV series "Sweet buds of May". The series was a great success, and Catherine was a real star in the UK.

In 1993, Zeta-Jones sang the role in a short film "Christopher Columbus: The Discovery" and the TV series "Young Indiana Jones Chronicles", her first job in the United States. Back in Britain, Catherine starred in the drama "Thunder angry blue". In 1995, she participated in another series, this time American, - "Catherine the Great".

In 1996 Catherine won the role of the protagonist in the American miniseries "Titanic." Famous konorezhisser Steven Spielberg was so impressed with the actress that helped establish it for a role in "The Mask of Zorro." The movie became a hit among critics and the audience all over the world.

In the premiere viewing "The Mask of Zorro", the charm of the actress was fascinated by Michael Douglas. He asked a mutual friend Antonio Banderas to arrange a meeting with her, which culminated in a divorce with his wife, Douglas and follow him engaged to Catherine.

Now Zeta-Jones already was taken only for serious roles fees reached five million. Followed by work in the films "The Trap", "Haunting", "fanatic" and "Traffic".

In August 2000, Catherine Zeta's Jones and Michael Douglas had a son, Dylan. After a brief lull, Catherine starred in kinopostanovke renowned musical "Chicago". This role is the best 2002 movie brings her "Oscar" in the category "Best Actress" award and BAFTA.

In April 2003, the couple had a second child - a daughter, Carys. Also in 2003, Zeta-Jones starred in the romantic comedy "Intolerable Cruelty" and a year later - in the movie "Ocean's 12", where her partners were Brad Pitt, George Clooney and Julia Roberts. A year later, the second part of "The Mask of Zorro" - "The Legend of Zorro".

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas, despite the 25-year age difference, considered one of the strongest couples in Hollywood. In 2011, the picture will "Racing with the Wind", where the couple played together.