Curiosities you may not have known about Catherine Zeta-Jones

Catherine Zeta-Jones, acclaimed actress and symbol of eternal beauty, has been captivating audiences with her talent and elegance for more than three decades. Originally from Swansea, Wales, Zeta-Jones has always maintained strong ties to her roots.

Her career began on the Broadway stage, where she demonstrated her skills as a singer and dancer, before conquering Hollywood. 

It was Steven Spielberg who first noticed her, suggesting her for the role of Elena Montero in the film 'The Mask of Zorro'. Since then, her career has taken off, culminating in her winning the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for 'Chicago'. Off the set, Zeta-Jones is known for her humanitarian efforts and her passion for golf.

Let's find out some curiosities about the life and career of Catherine Zeta-Jones

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Welsh origins
Catherine Zeta-Jones is proud of her Welsh roots. She was born and raised in Swansea, a coastal town in Wales, and still maintains strong ties to her homeland.
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Broadway debut
Before becoming famous in films, Catherine made her debut on the Broadway stage, where she demonstrated her considerable talents as a singer and dancer.
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The connection with Steven Spielberg
Did you know that it was Steven Spielberg who suggested Catherine's name for the role of Elena Montero in the film 'The Mask of Zorro'? The director saw her in flight during an episode of 'Columbo' and was immediately impressed by her talent.
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An Oscar for "Chicago"
In 2003, Catherine won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the musical 'Chicago', confirming her talent and versatility.
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Stellar wedding
Catherine is married to actor Michael Douglas. The couple, who share the same date of birth (25 September, albeit 25 years apart), is one of the strongest in Hollywood.
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Humanitarian commitment
In addition to her acting career, Catherine is also known for her humanitarian work. She is an ambassador for British Airways' Flying Start, a programme that raises funds for children in need.
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Passionate golfer
A lesser known fact is that Catherine is an avid golfer. She has participated in numerous charity tournaments and is often seen on the green with her husband.
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Eternal beauty
Finally, we cannot fail to mention her timeless beauty. Catherine has been named among the most beautiful women in the world several times by various fashion and lifestyle magazines.
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