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Catherine Zeta Jones
Catherine Zeta Jones Height 5' 7" Born September 25 1969 in Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, UK
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Catherine Zeta Jones:Catherine Zeta-Jones
was born on 25 September 1969, in Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, UK, the
daughter of Dai Jones, who formerly worked for a candy factory, and Pat Jones.
Her brother David Jones (b. 1967) is a development executive and brother Lyndon
Jones (b.1972) works at her production company. Catherine showed an interest
early on in entertainment. She starred on stage in "Annie", "Bugsy Malone" and
"The Pajama Game". At 15 she had the lead in the British revival of "42nd
Street". She was originally cast as the second understudy for the lead role in
the musical but when the star and first understudy became sick the night the
play's producer was in the audience, she was given the lead for the rest of the
musical's production. She first made a name for herself in the early 1990s when
she starred in the Yorkshire Television comedy/drama series "The Darling Buds of
May" (1991). The show was a smash hit and made her one of the United Kingdom's
most popular television actresses. She subsequently played supporting roles in
several films including Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992), the
miniseries Catherine the Great (1995) (TV) and a larger part as the seductive
Sala in The Phantom (1996) before landing her breakthrough role playing the
fiery Elena opposite Anthony Hopkins and Antonio Banderas in The Mask of Zorro
(1998). She starred in many big-budget blockbusters like Entrapment (1999), The
Haunting (1999) and Traffic (2000), for which many believed she was robbed of an
Oscar nomination for best supporting actress. In November 2000 she married actor
Michael Douglas. She gave birth to their son Dylan Michael in August 2000.
Michael Douglas (18 November 2000 - present) 2 children
Is a trained singer and dancer.
Her father was the manager of a candy factory.
Became engaged to Michael Douglas in Aspen, Colorado. [31 December 1999]
Chosen one of 1998's Most Beautiful People by People Magazine.
Her first child with fiance Michael Douglas, a boy named Dylan Michael was born on 8 August 2000 about 6 p.m. at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The baby weighed in at 7 pounds and seven ounces and measured 21-1/2 inches.
Sister of David A. Jones, an executive at Initial Entertainment group, the company that co-financed Traffic (2000).
Named after her grandmothers: Catherine Fair on her mother's side, and Zeta Jones on her fathers.
Catherine and husband Michael Douglas share the same birthday, 25 years apart. He was born 25 September 1944; she was born 25 September 1969.
Daughter-in-law of Kirk Douglas and Diana Douglas.
Stepmother of Cameron Douglas.
Sister-in-law of Joel Douglas, Eric Douglas and Peter Douglas.
Her character in Traffic (2000) was changed to a pregnant woman, because Zeta-Jones herself was pregnant at the time with her son, Dylan.
Speaks Welsh fluently.
Measurements: 34C-25-36. (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine).
Mother is Irish, father is Welsh.
She portrayed Palene, the beautiful Thracian prophetess and woman of Spartacus, in Jeff Wayne's 1992 musical version of "Spartacus." The role of Spartacus was played by her future father-in-law, Kirk Douglas, in Stanley Kubrick's motion picture Spartacus (1960).
In the June 1998 of Yahoo! Internet magazine, she was listed as the number one actress being searched on Yahoo!.
Gave birth to her first daughter, named Carys Zeta Douglas, early Easter morning in New Jersey (April 20, 2003).
A traditional Welsh choir sang at her wedding.
Her wedding ring includes a Celtic motif and was bought in a Welsh town called Aberystwyth.
Hired as the spokeswoman for T-Mobile cellular communications 
As a child, she was exposed to a virus that gave her breathing difficulties. This required a tracheotomy surgery, which ultimately left a surgical scar on her neck.
Is an avid fan of musicals, paticularly the ones she saw as a child: Mary Poppins (1964) and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968).
Thursday December 11 2003 she was a hostess, together with husband Michael Douglas, at the 2003 annual Nobel Peace Price Concert in Oslo Spectrum in Oslo, Norway.
Ocean's Twelve (2004) reunited her with previous colleagues Steven Soderbergh, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts and Don Cheadle.
She is a spokesperson for Elizabeth Arden Cosmetics.
Was born in Swansea but grew up in the small seaside town of Mumbles in Wales.
Her production company is Milkwood Films, named after the play "Under Milkwood" by Welsh writer Dylan Thomas. She and Thomas are both from the same Welsh town, Swansea.
Her friend, singer Bonnie Tyler, sang at her wedding. Both Zeta-Jones and Tyler come from the same region of Wales.
She released the singles "For All Time" in 1989, "In the Arms of Love" and "I Can't Help Myself" in 1995 and a duet with David Essex, "True Love Ways", which was her only chart single. It appeared at #38 in the UK Top 75 singles chart in 1994.
Ranked #50 on VH1's 100 Hottest Hotties
In addition to Michael Douglas, she also shares a birthday with Will Smith, Heather Locklear, Barbara Walters, Michael Madsen and the late Christopher Reeve.
21 October 2004 - Filed lawsuit against the Spice House, "Reno's Friendliest Topless Cabaret" for the unauthorized use of her photo on its website.
On an awards show, speaking of her role of Velma Kelly in the movie Chicago (2002), she stated that while it was as exciting, it was almost as painful as giving birth to her son.
In 1992 the Columbia single 'For All Time' peaked at #36 in the UK charts; In 1995 she spent a week on the UK chart at #72 with 'In the Arms of Love'.
Ranked as #68 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
Named #82 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006).
Was once engaged to Angus Macfadyen.
Was considered for the role of Jane Smith in Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005).
Was originally approached to play "Roxie" in Chicago, but wanted to play Velma Kelly because of the song "All That Jazz". Renee Zellwegger ended up winning the role of Roxie.
In 2004, she began a two year $20 million contract to endorse T-Mobile.
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