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  • Faith: Christian - Catholic
  • Career: Actress
  • Birthday:  September 25, 1969
  • Accomplishments:  Oscar Winner, Tony Award
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Loves to wear elaborate crucifixes

Catherine Zeta-Jones was born in Wales and began acting as a child. Her stage debut at age 10 in the musical Annie was a stepping-stone to a prolific career, including roles in Bugsby Malone, The Pajama Game, and 42nd Street.

Her role on the Yorkshire TV series The Darling Buds of May made her one of the most popular TV actresses in the UK, leading to roles in blockbuster films like Entrapment, The Haunting, as well as Traffic, on the set of which she met future husband Michael Douglas.

In 2002, she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the role of Velma Kelly in the movie version of Chicago.

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