1969 - Born on the 25th of September in Treboeth, Llangyfelach, a working-class area of Swansea, West Glamorgan in South Wales. An Academy Award-winning Welsh actress who began her career on stage at an early age.
1987 - Starred in 42nd Street as Peggy Sawyer in the West End.
- Zeta-Jones traveled to France, where she received the lead role in French director Phillippe De Broca's 1001 Nights (also known as Sheherazade), her feature film debut.
1996 - Was cast as the evil aviatrix "Sala" in the action film, The Phantom , based on the comic created by Lee Falk.
2000 - Married to actor Michael Douglas with whom she has two children. She has the same birthday as her husband, although he is older by 25 years. They were married at the Plaza Hotel in New York City on the 18th of November.
- Her son, Dylan Michael Douglas, was born on the 8th of August.
2003 - Her daughter, Carys Zeta Douglas, was born the 20th of April.
- Won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Velma Kelly in the film "Chicago". Chicago also won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
2005 - She referenced her award, as guest host on the television show Saturday Night Live, surrounded by four male dancers, mimicking the Bob Fosse-inspired Chicago-style dancing, suggesting in song that, no matter how bad she might be that night, "They Can't Take My Oscar Away" on the 22nd of October.
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