Michael Keaton

1951 - Today

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Michael John Douglas (born September 5, 1951), known professionally as Michael Keaton, is an American actor. He is known for his leading roles in a wide variety of genre films. He has received numerous accolades, including a Primetime Emmy Award and two Golden Globe Awards, in addition to nominations for an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Keaton has received more than 23,563,787 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia. Michael Keaton is the 285th most popular actor (up from 326th in 2019), the 525th most popular biography from United States (up from 600th in 2019) and the 142nd most popular American Actor.

Michael Keaton is best known for his role as Batman in the 1989 film Batman and its three sequels, Batman Returns, Batman Forever, and Batman & Robin.

Memorability Metrics

  • 24M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.60

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 70

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Michael Keaton ranks 285 out of 13,578Before him are Vittorio Gassman, Kurt Russell, William Holden, Christopher Reeve, Pola Negri, and Nathalie Delon. After him are Farrah Fawcett, Rudolph Valentino, Sophie Marceau, Sonny Chiba, Anthony Perkins, and Thespis.

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Among people born in 1951, Michael Keaton ranks 19Before him are Romina Power, Geoffrey Rush, Claudio Ranieri, Bonnie Tyler, Michelle Bachelet, and Kurt Russell. After him are Akhmad Kadyrov, Paul Breitner, Aslan Maskhadov, Gordon Brown, Salva Kiir Mayardit, and Tommy Hilfiger.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Keaton ranks 525 out of 20,380Before him are Paul Simon (1941), Christopher Reeve (1952), Carroll Shelby (1923), Sydney Pollack (1934), Charlie Parker (1920), and Kip Thorne (1940). After him are Farrah Fawcett (1947), Alice Cooper (1948), Chester A. Arthur (1829), Anna Politkovskaya (1958), Nelson Rockefeller (1908), and Tom Clancy (1947).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Michael Keaton ranks 142Before him are Glenn Close (1947), Demi Moore (1962), Liza Minnelli (1946), Kurt Russell (1951), William Holden (1918), and Christopher Reeve (1952). After him are Farrah Fawcett (1947), Anthony Perkins (1932), Jeff Bridges (1949), Tobin Bell (1942), Janet Leigh (1927), and Ernest Borgnine (1917).

Television and Movie Roles

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Riggan Thomson
A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove more difficult than expected.
Spider-Man: Homecoming
Adrian Toomes / Vulture
Following the events of Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens, New York City, with fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man as a new threat, the Vulture, emerges.
Batman Returns
Bruce Wayne / Batman
In the sewers of Gotham City and up to the rooftops of Gotham City, the Penguin (Danny DeVito) wants to know where he came from... Just as Catwoman (Michelle Pfeiffer) plans to kill Gotham's wealthy man, Max Shreck (Christopher Walken), but while trying to fight him, he... With millionaire Bruce Wayne (Michael Keaton), and both men had their own secrets. ..Bruce Wayne returns as Batman as he tries to stop the Penguin; ...Max helps the Penguin rob Gotham City, while Catwoman tries to help the Penguin, not knowing the goal of killing her man. Max has planned at Christmas time in Gotham City, where Christmas celebrations are being held under the siege of the Penguin Man and a group of mutants, and the man has to Bat saves the day