Michael Douglas' Support of Global Nuclear Disarmament
American Bar Association Section of International Law - Grand Hyatt
Michael Douglas's career in theatre, film and television has exemplified excellence for over forty years. He has won three Golden Globes and two Academy Awards; first as producer of 1975's Best Picture, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, and as Best Actor in 1987 for his role in Wall Street. He has shown an uncanny knack for choosing projects that reflect relevant public concerns, often including legal issues, including "The China Syndrome," "Falling Down," "Traffic," "Fatal Attraction," "The War of the Roses," "Basic Instinct" and "The American President." He received the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009. Mr. Douglas has been a United Nations Messenger of Peace for over a decade focusing on nuclear non-proliferation and the control of small arms.Mr. Douglas is married to the Academy Award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones and is the son of the actor Kirk Douglas.The Section of International Law is privileged to present this Showcase Event as part of a successful series of dialogues on international law and policy that has included inspiring discussions with other exceptional individuals, including Jane Goodall, Theodore Sorensen, Robert McNamara and Bob Geldof. "