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Biography for Catherine Zeta Jones

Catherine Zeta Jones

Birthdate: 22 September 1969

Birth Place: Swansea, United Kingdom, Wales.

Height in feet: 5 Feet 7 Inches

Sun Sign: Virgo

Occupation: Hollywood Actress

Marital Status: Married

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Catherine Zeta-Jones, born 25 September 1969 is a Welsh, British actress.

Acting Career

She began dancing when she was 4 years old and at age 15, joined a tour of The Pajama Game. By 17, she had a major role in a London production of 42nd Street which led to her first major role on television, in the popular Yorkshire Television series, The Darling Buds of May, based on the novels of H.E.

Zeta-Jones made her film debut in director Philippe de Broca's French-Italian film 1001 Nights (1990). In 1998, Zeta-Jones launched her Hollywood career by starring in The Mask of Zorro. More films soon followed, including Entrapment with Sean Connery, the critically acclaimed drama Traffic and Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s 12. She later won an Academy Award, for Best Supporting Actress, for her performance in Chicago (2002). In 2010, she received a Tony Award for her Broadway debut in A Little Night Music.

Catherine recently finished production on the remake of the popular British TV show, Dad’s Army, which is set to hit theaters across the U.K. in February of 2016.

In 2010, Zeta-Jones was awarded a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for her services to the film industry and charity. Catherine resides in New York State with her husband Michael, and their two children, Dylan and Carys.

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