Academy Award-nominated actor Michael Keaton has created some of the most iconic, diverse and beloved performances of all time. He is one of the few leading men whose films, Spotlight and Birdman, won the Academy Award for Best Picture back to back. (Continue Reading)
Keaton has a number of upcoming projects expected for release. Keaton appears in Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7. Next Year, Keaton will appear in Sony’s Marvel action film Morbius set to release March 19, 2021; he will also star in Martin Campbell’s action thriller The Asset, alongside Samuel L. Jackson and Maggie Q, opens April 23, 2021 from Lionsgate.
It was recently announced that Keaton will star and executive produce Hulu’s new series Dopesick written by Danny Strong and directed by Barry Levinson. The series is set to release in 2021.
Keaton received strong praise at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival opposite Stanley Tucci, starring as attorney Ken Feinberg in Sara Colangelo’s real-life drama Worth about the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund. He also served as a producer.
In 2015, Keaton starred in the Academy Award Best Picture Spotlight, the compelling true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered a massive scandal within the Catholic Church. Keaton garnered critical public acclaim for his role as Riggan, a one-time celebrated, now washed-up actor battling to regain his ego and career by mounting a Broadway production. For his work in Birdman, Keaton was nominated for an Academy Award and won the Golden Globe, Independent Spirit and National Board of Review Awards for Best actor as well as many other nominations and honors including a SAG Ensemble Cast win.
In one of Hollywood’s great collaborations of all time, Keaton has worked with the visionary filmmaker Tim Burton four times, most recently on Walt Disney Studios’ Dumbo, which was released in March 2019. Prior to that Keaton played the title role in the blockbusters Batman and Batman Returns. Their first collaboration was the beloved classic Beetlejuice.
Additional credits include his portrayal of Vulture in the fan-favorite Spiderman: Homecoming; a legendary CIA trainer in American Assassin; his portrayal of Roy Kroc, the father of McDonald’s, in The Founder; as intrepid CNN reporter Robert Weiner in HBO’s Live from Baghdad; Universal’s thriller White Noise; and Game Six.
Keaton first achieved national attention with the hit comedy Night Shift, followed by starring roles in such popular films as Mr. Mom, Johnny Dangerously and Dream Team. In 1998 Keaton earned the Best Actor Award from the national Society of Film Critics for his performance in Clean and Sober.