It takes time for Michael to come to his first real break, which came on the TV show "The Streets of San Francisco" began in 1972 and kept involving in the show production until he quit it in 1975 to produce "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest." Then on March 20, 1977 Michael married the young Diandra Luker, who sometimes after gave birth to their son, Cameron, filed for a divorce claiming that she was sick of Michael womanizing, absenteeism, and not being 'a proper father to Cameron'.
It was reported in August 2013 that they had separated, although no divorce papers were filed. News at the time that the two were "taking some time apart to evaluate and work on their marriage."The following month, Douglas thanked his wife while accepting his Emmy for his role as Liberace in the HBO film .
In December, the two were photographed leaving their New York City apartment. In January, Douglas and Zeta-Jones went on a ski trip in Canada with their kids.
Michael first career started in the early 1970s, the time when people were all too ready to tag him as 'The next Kirk Douglas.' Wanted to erase that prejudice and be different, Michael defied all those critics by accepting wimpy, hippy, quiet roles, a far cry from the leading man, all-American hero roles that his father was most famous for.
Such effort, however, didn't earn him much credibility instead of his own identity.
"He walked right past me, carrying his golf clubs." The two were seated next to each other at dinner that evening, and immediately bonded when they discovered they shared the same birthday. At one point in the evening, says a close friend: "Michael gave a toast and said how he'd known Catherine for a year and how much she meant to his life." But there were still no wedding bells.
Michael's marriage to his wife of 22 years, Diandra, was still legally binding.
The family also attended the 2014 Super Bowl together.
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones appear more in love than ever just months after celebrating their 15th wedding anniversary together.
September 1997 - 1998 Michael Douglas dated journalist Elizabeth Vargas.