Birth Name: Michael Douglas
Birth Place: New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Michael Douglas was born on Sept. 25, 1944, to budding actors Kirk Douglas and Diana Dill. The couple was divorced when Douglas was five years old and he was raised by his mother and stepfather, William Darrid, in New York and his mother's homeland of Bermuda. Douglas and his father had a tumultuous relationship and saw little of each other while the son and his brothers were growing up. After graduating from the tony private school, Choate, in Connecticut, Douglas went on to the University of California in Santa Barbara, where the beach environment and political stirrings transformed the "uptight" teen into a self-proclaimed "hippie." On the brink of flunking out, Douglas was forced to decl...
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