Michael Keaton

Michael Keaton

About Michael Keaton

Michael John Douglas (born September 5, 1951), better known by the stage name Michael Keaton, is an American actor who became known for his early comedic film roles, most notably his performance as the title character of Tim Burton's Beetlejuice, and gained international fame for his dramatic portrayal of Bruce Wayne / Batman in Tim Burton's Batman and Batman Returns. He has appeared in various other films, including Night Shift, Clean and Sober, Pacific Heights, Much Ado About Nothing and Jackie Brown, and has also provided voicework in Pixar's Cars and Toy Story 3. Keaton, the youngest of seven children, was born in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, and lived in Robinson Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. His father, George A. Douglas, worked as a civil engineer and surveyor, and his mother, Leona Elizabeth (ne Loftus), a homemaker, came from McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania. Keaton was raised in a Catholic family and attended Montour High School in Pennsylvania.