Michael Keaton with his son, Sean Douglas.
Michael Keaton in The Founder (2016).
Michael Keaton, Brian d'Arcy James, and Rachel McAdams in Spotlight (2015).
Michael Keaton and Alexander Dinelaris.
Michael Keaton and Tom McCarthy at an event for Spotlight (2015).
Keaton attended Montour High School in Robinson Township, Pennsylvania and studied speech for two years at Kent State University.
Keaton made his debut on TV in several episodes of "MisteRogers' Neighborhood" in 1968 and served as a production assistant. Also he worked as an actor in Pittsburgh theatre. Then Michael left Pittsburgh and moved to Los Angeles. He appeared in TV shows such as "Maude" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Hour". Keaton's film debut came in a small non-speaking role in Joan Rivers film "Rabbit Test".
Keaton had a chance to work with James Belushi in the comedy series "Working Stiffs", 1979. He starred in some comedy hits, including "Mr. Mom", "Johnny Dangerously", "Gung Ho".
He worked with Tim Burton and appeared in his films such as "Beetlejuice", 1988 and "Batman", 1989. During the 1990s, Michael starred in a wide range of films, including "Pacific Heights", "One Good Cop", "My Life", "Much Ado About Nothing" and others.
Keaton appeared in TV miniseries "The Company" in 2007. Also he starred in the famous films as "A Shot at Glory", 2002; "Post Grad", 2009; "The Other Guys", 2010; "RoboCop", 2012; "Spider-Man: Homecoming", 2017 and others.
He is also a visiting scholar at Carnegie Mellon University.
"Work hard. Don’t quit. Be appreciative, be thankful, be grateful, be respectful. Also, never whine, never complain. And always, for crying out loud, keep a sense of humor".
"Filmmaking is the ultimate team sport".
"High energy creates more energy, more energy, more energy. It kicks off synapses, I guess. It opens up your brain and you think of one thing after another thing, after another. You can really open yourself up comedically, which is fun".
Keaton was married to Caroline McWilliams from 1982 to 1990. They have a son.