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 Catherine Zeta-Jones

Catherine Zeta-Jones
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Oscars 2013

AGE: 44 BORN: Sep. 25, 1969

Catherine Zeta-Jones is best known for her roles in The Mask of Zorro, Traffic and Chicago.

While The Mask of Zorro put Catherine on the map in 1998, the actress had enjoyed success (primarily in the UK) before the film. The movie also served as matchmaker for Catherine and Michael Douglas. After seeing Zeta-Jones in the film, Michael asked to be introduced to her and soon enough, they were married with two kids.

Speaking of their union, when Catherine and Michael were married in 2000, they reportedly held a $1.5 million wedding and sold the pictures exclusively to OK! magazine for $1.6 million. When HELLO! ran blurred photos of the wedding, Catherine and Michael sued, and won.

When she wasn't duking it out in the courtroom, Catherine stayed busy on the big screen. Zeta-Jones earned Screen Actors Guild Awards for Traffic (2000) and Chicago (2002). The latter also earned her an Academy Award.

In 2010, however, Catherine had to turn her attention to the home front when husband Michael was diagnosed with throat cancer. In January 2011, Michael was declared cancer-free.

After Michael received a clean bill of health, Catherine decided to confront her own disease, her bipolar disorder. In 2011, Zeta-Jones sought treatment at Silver Hill Hospital in Connecticut and discussed her struggle with the disorder in People magazine. Of going public with her struggle, Catherine said she hoped giving a public face to the debilitating mental disorder would help give others the courage to seek treatment.

In August 2013, fans were shocked to find out Catherine and Michael were on the verge of calling it quits after 13 years of marriage. "Catherine and Michael are taking some time apart to evaluate and work on their marriage," a rep for the actress said in a statement. Neither parties have filed for divorce yet.

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