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Catherine Zeta-Jones          

Award-Winning Actress; Known for "Chicago" and "Traffic"

Catherine Zeta-Jones was born September 25, 1969 and is a Welsh actress, currently based in the United States. She began her career on stage at an early age. After starring in a number of UK and US television films and small roles in films, she came to prominence with roles in Hollywood movies such as "The Phantom," "The Mask of Zorro" and "Entrapment" in the late 1990s. She won an Academy Award, BAFTA Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for portraying Velma Kelly in the 2002 film adaptation of "Chicago."

In 2000, she starred in the critically acclaimed "Traffic" with future husband Michael Douglas. Traffic earned praise from the press, with the critic for the Dallas Observer calling the movie "a remarkable achievement in filmmaking, a beautiful and brutal work." Zeta-Jones' performance earned her her first Golden Globe nomination, as Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture.

In 2004 she was in "The Terminal," as well as "Ocean's Twelve," the sequel to "Ocean's Eleven." In 2005, she reprised her role as Elena in "The Legend of Zorro," the sequel to "The Mask of Zorro." In 2007, she starred in the romantic comedy "No Reservations," a remake of the German film "Mostly Martha." She starred in a biopic about legendary magician "Harry Houdini: Death Defying Acts," directed by Gillian Armstrong and alongside with Guy Pearce and Saoirse Ronan. In 2009, she starred in a romantic comedy "The Rebound." In 2010, Zeta-Jones won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Desiree in "A Little Night Music."

Apart from her acting career, Zeta-Jones is also an advertising spokeswoman. She is set to star in a rock musical based on the life of the Egyptian queen Cleopatra in the fall of 2014 on Broadway.


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