American actor, producer, and director
Michael John Douglas (born September 5, 1951), better known by his stage name Michael Keaton, is an American actor, producer and director. He is currently a visiting scholar at Carnegie Mellon University.
- I'm gonna do four or five of these movies, and it's going to become my career. I'll have to keep expanding the bat suit, because I get fatter every year. I'll be bankrupt. I'll be out opening shopping malls, going from appearance to appearance in a cheesy van.
- Reported in Bill Zehme, "Michael Keaton's Batman", Rolling Stone (June 29, 1989).
- I probably could've done this earlier, if I was more ambitious.
- The New York Times (2008).
- I'll always stand by the first Batman. Even for its imperfections, people will never know how hard that movie was to do. A lot of that still holds up.
- MTV (2008).
- From an art perspective, I don't know how you get better than Beetlejuice. In terms of originality and a look, it's 100% unique.
- The Times (2011).