Excerpt of Michael Douglas: A Biography by Marc Eliot
A groundbreaking portrait of one of Hollywood’s most successful stars
You know his work – Romancing the Stone, Fatal Attraction, Basic Instinct, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. He emerged from the long shadow cast by his movie-legend father, Kirk Douglas, to become his own man and one of the film industry’s most formidable players. Now, you can delve deeper into his life with Mark Eliot’s biography, Michael Douglas.
Marc Eliot brings into sharp focus this incredible career, complicated personal life, and legendary Hollywood family. Eliot’s fascinating portrait of the lows and remarkable highs in Michael’s life— including the thorny yet influential relationship with his father—breaks boundaries in understanding the life and work of a true American film star.
Read an excerpt of Michael Douglas below.