Michael Keaton

1951 - Today

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Michael John Douglas (born September 5, 1951), professionally known as Michael Keaton, is an American actor. He is best known for portraying the DC Comics superhero Bruce Wayne / Batman in the films Batman (1989) and Batman Returns (1992), and is set to reprise the role in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) films The Flash (2023) and Batgirl. Keaton is also known for his work as Jack Butler in Mr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Keaton has received more than 17,372,938 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Michael Keaton is the 289th most popular actor (down from 261st in 2019), the 564th most popular biography from United States (down from 519th in 2019) and the 157th 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.

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  • 73.91

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  • 64

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  • 5.40

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  • 4.76

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Among actors, Michael Keaton ranks 289 out of 10,030Before him are Lon Chaney, Sean Penn, Goldie Hawn, Glenn Close, Bibi Andersson, and Martin Landau. After him are Hugh Grant, Albert Finney, Isabelle Huppert, Pierre Richard, Ralph Fiennes, and Willem Dafoe.

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Among people born in 1951, Michael Keaton ranks 16Before him are Anatoly Karpov, Stellan Skarsgård, Mohamed Morsi, Santiago Calatrava, Bonnie Tyler, and Romina Power. After him are Ayman al-Zawahiri, Claudio Ranieri, Paul Breitner, Mark Hamill, Karekin II, and Tommy Hilfiger.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Keaton ranks 564 out of 15,968Before him are Goldie Hawn (1945), Richard Stallman (1953), Scott Joplin (1868), Glenn Close (1947), John Wayne Gacy (1942), and Martin Landau (1928). After him are Benny Goodman (1909), Gertrude B. Elion (1918), Josephine Cochrane (1839), Steven Tyler (1948), Ted Kennedy (1932), and Alan Shepard (1923).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Michael Keaton ranks 157Before him are Kevin Spacey (1959), Lon Chaney (1883), Sean Penn (1960), Goldie Hawn (1945), Glenn Close (1947), and Martin Landau (1928). After him are Willem Dafoe (1955), Nancy Reagan (1921), Rod Steiger (1925), Carrie Fisher (1956), Bradley Cooper (1975), and Reese Witherspoon (1976).

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