Michael Douglas’ life was turned upside down when he was diagnosed with a fatal condition.

Michael Douglas has received multiple honors for his acting and director efforts. In the same vein as his father, Kirk Douglas, the actor has garnered international acclaim. However, when the star was diagnosed with a terminal illness, his entire world was turned upside down.

The BAFTA-winning actor began his career in the late 1960s and achieved huge success with the film adaptation of the novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. He also made headlines when he married actress, Catherine Zeta Jones.