Catherine Zeta-Jones won Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for potraying Velma Kelly in the film Chicago in 2003. She is married to actor Michael Douglas, with whom she has two children. Born on September 25, 1969 in reboeth, Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, Catherine Zeta-Jones attended a private school Dumbarton House in Swansea. She then attended The Arts Educational Schools in Chiswick for a full-time three year course in musical theatre.
Zeta-Jones' exotic look and ability to sing and dance suggested a promising future. She starred in a London production of Annie. Later she received the lead role in French director Philippe de Broca's 1001 Nights, her feature film debut. Her musical single "For All Time" was released in 1989. She went on to release the singles "In the Arms of Love", "I Can't Help Myself", and a duet with David Essex, "True Love Ways". She also did a number of television projects including The Return of the Native (1994) and the mini-series Catherine the Great (1995).
Catherine Zeta-Jones got her leading role in the film "The Mask of Zorro". She co-starred with Sean Connery in the film Entrapment. In 2000, she starred in Traffic with future husband Michael Douglas. In 2003, she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Velma Kelly in the film Chicago.
Catherine got married to actor Michael Douglas on November 18, 2000 at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. They have a son Dylan Michael Douglas, born 8 August 2000 and a daughter Carys Zeta Douglas, born April 20, 2003.