Michael Keaton turns 66 today

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Academy Award nominated actor Michael Keaton turns 66 today.

Michael Keaton was born in Pennsylvania, United States on the 5th of September, 1951. He has become a household name in the world of film by having worked on numerous critically claimed films such as ‘Birdman’ (2014), ‘Batman’ (1989), ‘Spotlight’ (2015) and ‘The Founder’ (2016).

His most recent project to be shown on the big screen is the ‘American Assassin’ where he plays the role of Stan Hurley. Furthermore, he is also working on Tim Burton’s animated film ‘Dumbo’ which is to be released in 2019.

“Filmmaking is the ultimate team sport”

Whilst having worked on tonnes of projects it could be argued that his best project has to be ‘Birdman’ (2014) which got him a nomination for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe win. Amongst that he has been nominated for a BAFTA and a Primetime Emmy for ‘Fred Rogers: America’s Favorite Neighbor’ (2004).

Here are some great scenes that showcase Keaton’s acting skills.