TMZ

TMZ SPORTS

  • FS1
    M-T-Th-F:
    9:00 PM PST

    W:
    9:30 PM PST

Catherine Zeta-Jones

Powered by imdb

Catherine Zeta-Jones was born September 25, 1969 in Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, UK. She is the daughter of Patricia (Fair) and David James "Dai" Jones, who formerly owned a candy factory. Her father is of Welsh descent and her mother is of English, Irish, and Welsh ancestry. Her brothers are David Jones (born 1967), a development executive, and Lyndon Jones (born 1972), who 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 age 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 series was a success 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 (1996) and a larger role 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. She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress as murderous vaudevillian Velma Kelly in the musical comedy Chicago (2002). She then appeared opposite George Clooney in Intolerable Cruelty (2003), Ocean's Twelve (2004) and reprised her starring role in the sequel The Legend of Zorro (2005). In November 2000, she married actor Michael Douglas. She gave birth to their son Dylan Michael in August 2000 followed by daughter, Carys, in April 2003. She was awarded Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2010 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to drama.  See full bio on IMDb »

LATEST STORIES
  
Catherine Zeta-Jones Is So Posh!

Catherine Zeta-Jones
Is So Posh!

Here's Catherine Zeta-Jones bundled up in NYC on Tuesday (left) -- and Victoria Beckham back in 2007 (right).Spicy.We're just sayin'. READ MORE >

Michael Douglas and the Fam: Muggles in Paradise

Michael Douglas and the Fam:
Muggles in Paradise

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones took their two kids today on the Flight of the Hippogriff roller coaster as part of the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando… READ MORE >

- 2577 days ago
Jwoww -- Oscar Winner?

Jwoww
Oscar Winner?

Here's "Jersey Shore" demure "guidette" Jwoww at some event in Vegas this weekend (left) -- and Michael Douglas' Oscar winning wife Catherine Zeta-Jones back in 2004 (right).Neither is of Italian… READ MORE >

- 2848 days ago
Phalse Phallus Leaves Zeta-Jones Speechless

Phalse Phallus
Leaves Zeta-Jones Speechless

Catherine Zeta-Jones had no problem filming a scene that subjected a whole lotta children to a prosthetic johnson -- but good luck getting her to justify it.  READ MORE >

- 3504 days ago
Stage Parents Throw Their Kids a Bone

Stage Parents
Throw Their Kids a Bone

What parents let their kids hang around a guy who looks like he's exposing his penis near a pre-school?That's exactly what happened in NYC yesterday, when Catherine Zeta-Jones shot a scene for a… READ MORE >

- 3504 days ago
Douglas & Zeta-Jones Make Photog Sweat

Douglas & Zeta-Jones
Make Photog Sweat

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones really made one TMZ photog work hard for the money shot last night -- faking him out at Xi'an in Beverly Hills. The A-listers exited the restaurant, to… READ MORE >

- 3706 days ago
Heather vs. Catherine: Who'd You Rather?

Heather vs. Catherine
Who'd You Rather?

A happy birthday to a pair of ageless beauties: Heather Locklear, 46, and Catherine Zeta-Jones, 38.The question is ...  READ MORE >

- 3737 days ago
Hollywood's Hottest Are Oldies But Goodies

Hollywood's Hottest
Are Oldies But Goodies

Move over Lindsay, Paris, Nicole and Hayden -- all of whom didn't even make the shortlist -- and make room for Raquel Welch! A new poll from E-Poll Market Research and reported on Forbes.com found… READ MORE >

- 3802 days ago
One and Done?

One
And Done?

What happened to that innocent, quiet girl from MTV's "8th & Ocean?" --EvelynEvelyn, people might not remember her name, but they'll sure remember her face. Britt, the innocent, naive model on… READ MORE >

- 3992 days ago
MILF Alert: CZJ Still Has It!

MILF Alert:
CZJ Still Has It!

Cleavage is good. Nipple slips are great. But nothing beats good side boob. Catherine Zeta-Jones showed off her side boob this week in St. Bart's while vacationing with hubby Michael Douglas. Good… READ MORE >

- 4006 days ago
Around the Web