Catherine Zeta Jones – talented actress
Catherine Zeta Jones is one of the most famous Hollywood actresses.
She was born on September 25, 1969 in Swansea, Wales. Her mother Dia Jones is a seamstress and her father Patrick Jones is the owner of the Welsh confectionery center. Catherine has two brothers. The girl started performing at the age of four. She played in a local church drama group and often sang and danced on the kitchen table.
At the age of ten Catherine made her acting debut. She played the leading part in Annie, a musical at the Swansea Grand Theatre. At 12, she won a British tap dancing championship. By the time she was 15, she was already doing musicals in the West End of London.
Catherine studied at Dumbarton School, Swansea and Arts Educational School, London.
In 1987, Catherine made her debut in London in the musical 42nd Street. A year later, she was offered the role of Scheherazade in Philippe de Broca’s film 1001 Nights.
In 1991, Catherine starred in the TV series The Darling Buds of May, which brought her even more fame.
Jones became known after her role of Isabelle in the American TV mini-series of Titanic. Steven Spielberg was so impressed with her performance that he immediately called Martin Campbell, the director of The Mask of Zorro. In the film Catherine played the daughter of an ageing Zorro (Anthony Hopkins).
In 2003 Catherine won an Oscar for Chicago.
Catherine enjoys rugby, boxing, golf and is very good at sword-fighting.
Catherine founded her own production company Milkwood Films in her native Wales.
Catherine Zeta Jones is married to Michael Douglas, a famous Hollywood actor. Their wedding took place on November 8, 2000 in New York. Catherine’s wonderful dress was designed by a famous Welsh fashion designer David Emmanual. David made the dress for the marriage of Diana, Princess of Wales. Catherine and Michael were born in the same day – September 25. However she was born 25 years later.
They have two children Dylan Michael Douglas (born on August 8, 2000) and Carys Zeta Douglas (born on April 22, 2003).